An iron barque built in 1875 by Mounsey & Foster, Sunderland.
Dimensions 196'6"×31'7"×18'6" and 860 GRT, 797 NRT.
Originally rigged with a main skysail.
- Launched at the shipyard of Mounsey & Foster, Sunderland, for R.H. Penney, Shoreham.
Chartered to Shaw, Savill & Co., London, for several voyages to New Zealand.
- 1877 February 12 - May 30
- Sailed from London to Auckland in 107 days.
- 1879 February 12 - March 18
- Sailed from London to Auckland in 104 days.
- Was dismasted in a hurricane and had to put into Port Louis, Mauritius, to refit.
- 1889 ?? - February 21
- Sailed from London [?] to Nelson, NZ, in 103 days.
- Sold to M.F. Stray, Kristiansand, Norway.
- Sold to Hans Hanse, Brevik.
- Sold to Karl Schröder, Hangö, Finland. Captain A. Karlsson.
- Laid up in the Blackwater River.
- Sold to Captain W. Lancaster, Ramsgate, and was renamed Bounty after having been fitted out as a floating restaurant.
- Broken up.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Lille, Sten & Grönstrand, Lars: Finlands djupvattenseglare.
Etelä-soumen kustannus oy, Lieto, 1979. 4to, 224 pp, ill.
- Smith, H.G.I.: All About the Alastor.
Sea Breezes Vol. 2 (1946), p 321, ill.
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