Ville de Mulhouse

A four-masted steel barque built in 1899 by Forges et chantiers de la Meditérranée, Le Havre. Dimensions: 95,09×13,81×7,46 meters [312'0"×45'4"×24'6"] and tonnage: 3214 GRT and 2429 NRT.

Rigged with royal sails over double top and topgallant sails.

Sistership to the same owner's four-masted barque Ville de Havre (1899).

1899 April 27/28
Launched at the shipyard of Forges et chantiers de la Meditérranée, Le Havre, for Compagnie des Voiliers Havrais, Le Havre. Captain C. Girard was put in command of the ship.
1899 July 7 - October 1
Sailed from Le Havre to Noumea with a cargo of patent fuel in 86 days.
Sailed from New Caledonia to Greenock in 97 days.
1906 December 30 - July 3
Sailed from Antwerp to Los Angeles in 185 days under command of Captain Bony.
Sold to Société Générale d'Armement, Nantes.
1920 October 20 - March 9
Sailed from San Francisco to Ispwich in 140 days.
Laid up in the Canal de la Martinière.
Sold to Soc. Anon. Ganadera y Comercial Menendez Behety, Punta Arenas.
1927 December 24 - February 25
Sailed from Cardiff with a cargo of coal to Punta Arenas in 63 days under command of Captain H. Kahler.
Hulked at Puenta Arenas.
Sold to Cia. Chilena de Navigacion Interoceania, Puenta Arenas, and was renamed Andalucia. Re-rigged with courses and topsails and sailed between Punta Arenas and Buenos Ayres during the war.
Hulked at Puenta Arenas.
Drifted from her place of anchor and was wrecked.

Updated 1997-05-10 by Lars Bruzelius.

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