An iron fullrigged ship built in 1874 by J. Dutie & Co., Aberdeen.
Dimensions 261'3"×39'0"×23'0" and tonnage 1599 GRT, 1567 NRT and 1497 tons under deck.
Later re-rigged as a barque.
- 1874 March
- Launched at the shipyard of J. Dutie & Co., Aberdeen, for W. Dutie, Jun., Aberdeen.
Assigned the official British Reg. No. 65107 and signal NFCB.
- Sold to Dutie Brothers & Co., Aberdeen.
- Sold to Ångfartygsaktiebolaget Finska Lloyd, Helsingfors, to be used as a sail training ship.
- Sold to J. Johannessen & Co., Kristiania, and was renamed
- 1907 November 26
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, with a cargo of coal for Panama.
- 1908 January
- Became becalmed in the Pacific for three months.
- 1908 May 8
- The crew left the ship after having been without food for twelve days. The captain's boat was rescued by a passing steam ship while the first
mate's boat managed to reach Indefatigable, Galapagos. The Alexandra
was later found grounded off Ablemarle.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Lille, Sten & Grönstrand, Lars: Finlands djupvattenseglare.
Etelä-soumen kustannus oy, Lieto, 1979. 4to, 224 pp, ill.
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