A four-masted wooden ship built in 1890 by Arthur Sewall & Co., Bath, ME.
Dimensions: 91,30×14,95×6,01 meters [299'7"×49'1"×19'9"],
and tonnage: 3406,78 GRT and 3258,47 NRT.
Built on the model of the Rappahannock but with 12½ feet added
Rigged with dubbel top-sails, single topgallant sails, royal and sky sails.
- 1890 November 26
- Launched at the shipyard of Arthur Sewall & Co.,
Bath, ME, for their own account.
Assigned the official American Reg. No. 116370 and the signal KHST.
- Captain James F. Murphy was master of the ship for the first seven years and after that made three more single trips.
- 1891 January 19
- Sailed from New York to San Fancisco in 124
- 1891 - November 18
- San Francisco to Le Havre in 109 days with a
cargo of wheat at 38 shillings per ton.
- 1892 March 24 - July 13
- New York to San Francisco in 111 days.
- 1892 August 22 - December 14
- San Francisco to Liverpool in 114
days with a cargo of 4800 long tons of grain.
- New York to San Francisco in 152 days.
- 1896 December 2 - March 12
- Golden Gate (San Francisco) to
Liverpool in 100 days or 102 days port to port.
- San Francisco to New York in 98 days.
- New York to Japan in 139 days.
- Captain Omar E. Chapman.
- Port Blakely, Pudget Sound, to New York in 131 days.
- 1907 March 29 - August 6
- Sailed from Baltimore to Melbourne
where she arrived after 130 days leaking ten inches per hour. The cargo of
coal was destined for the Mare Island Navy Yard, CA.
- 1907 October 5 - December 27
- Melbourne to San Francisco in 83
- 1907 July - 1910 February
- Laid up in San Francisco Bay.
- 1910 February 6
- Sailed from San Francisco for New York witrh a cargo of asphalt, lumber and scrap iron salvaged from the Great Earthquake of April 1906.
- Sold to Scully Brothers for $ 36.000 and converted to a tow coal barge.
- 1915 October 26
- Rammed and sunk by the steamer Powhattan near Fire Island, Long Island, New York. [Fairburn has October 29]
- 1916 March 11
- The submerged hull was blown up by the US Coast
Updated 1997-03-02 by Lars Bruzelius.
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