A four-masted steel barque built in 1902 by J. Reid & Co., Glasgow, Yard No. 324. Dimensions 89,52×13,12×7,51 meters [293'9"×43'1"×24'8"] and tonnage 2409 GRT and 2266 NRT. The four-masted barque Schürbek was a close sistership.

Rigged in jubilee fashion, i.e. with nothing above double top- and top-gallant sails.

1902 May
Launched at the shipyard of J. Reid & Co., Glasgow, for Knöhr & Burchard, Hamburg.
Interned at Santa Rosalia, Mexico, at the outbreak of the First World War.
Sold to Dollar Co., San Francisco, and renamed Joseph Dollar.
Sailed from Tacoma to Shanghai with a cargo of wood.
Sold to Chinese owners and was rigged off and used as a hulk.
The figurehead is preserved at the Citymuseum of Oakland.

Updated 1997-06-14 by Lars Bruzelius.

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