An iron barque built in 1881 by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow, as yard no. 38. Dimensions 201'0"×32'7"×19'5" and 924 GRT, 897 NRT.
Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Port Glasgow, for Thomas C. Guthrie, Glasgow.
Sold to A/S Closeburn (Mathias Hansen), Kristiansand.
1921 December 10
Sold to Nils Fremberg and partners, Sölvesborg, for NOK 55.000 and was renamed Virgo. Assigned the official Swedish Reg. No. 6703 and signal KDMC. The new measurements were 59,62×9,95×5,95 meters and 960 GRT, 871 NRT and 1450 DWT. Captain Gustaf Alfred Johansson, Sölvesborg.
1928 February 4
Sold to Erik Nylund, Mariehamn, for SEK 28.500. Captain Anders Donner.
Collided with the German steamer Marie Ferdinand at Öland on voyage from London to Mariehamn. The Virgo lost the jib boom and damaged the stem.
1928 December 5
Wrecked at the Skvatthällen outside Kobba Klintar, Åland.


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