An iron full-rigged ship built in 1864 by Harland & Wolf, Belfast as Yard No. 30.
Dimensions: 226'2"×37'2"×23'3" and tonnage: 1456 GRT, 1300 NRT, and 1214 tons under deck.
Rigged with royals and single topgallant sails over double topsails.
- 1864 September
- Launched at the shipyard of Harland & Wolf, Belfast, for the Indian Iron Ship Company, Bombay. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 30632 and signal PRNG. Captain H. Campbell.
- Sold to John Willis & Sons, London, after the failure of the first owners. Fitted for passengers and employed in the Australian emmigrant trade carrying wool back.
- Sailed from San Francisco to Liverpool in 97 days under Captain T. Freebody.
- In command of Captain C.W.H. Hutchins.
- 1883 February 8 - June 4
- Sailed from Sydney to London in 116 days.
- 1883 July 15 - September 30
- Sailed from Plymouth with 414 emmigrants to Sydney in 77 days. Had to be quarantined at arrival as there was measles and fever on board.
- 1883 December 29 - April 21
- Sailed from Sydney to London in 113 days. Was beaten with one day by the little Cimba which had departed from Sydney on the same day.
- 1884 December 12 - March 27
- Sailed from Sydney to London in 105 days. The Cimba which once again had left Sydney on the same day arrived in London on the same day as the Dharwar.
- 1886 January 19 - May 11
- Sailed from Melbourne to London in 112 days.
- 1887 February 15 - May 21
- Sailed from Sydney to London in 95 days.
The Trafalgar which left Sydney on the same date also arrived in London 95 days out.
- 1887 November 23 - March 5
- Sailed from Melbourne to London in 103 days.
- 1888 December 1 - March 7
- Sailed from Melbourne to London in 96 days.
- 1895 June 16
- Saved crew from the ship Prince Oscar which had been sailed over by an unknown four-masted ship and sunk 500 miles off the Brazlian coast.
- 1898 June 29
- Sold to John Erik Hagström and Johan Henrik Lundvall, Oskarshamn, for £ 4000. The Swedish measurements were 1392 GRT and 1271 NRT.
Captain J.H. Lundvall, late of the schooner Sam, became master of the ship.
- Sailed from Holmsund to Port Elizabeth in 88 days.
- 1900 September
- Sold to Rederi AB Dharwar (Ivar Elfversson) for £ 5000 or SEK 90.000.
- In command of Captain Anders P. Larsson.
- 1902 May 24
- Arrived to Fremantle in 80 days out from Barry.
- 1903 November
- Stranded at North Beach on North American east coast.
- Captain O. Olsson replaced Captain Larsson.
- 1906 January 26
- Sold to Nya Rederi AB Dharwar (Erik Brodin) for SEK 60.000.
- 1909 March 8
- Arrived to Le Havre from Jamacia
- 1909 March
- Sold to Gio. Batta Bertirello & Fratelli, Genoa, for FRF 45.000 to be broken up after having arrived to LeHavre from Jamacia.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Svenska järn- och stålseglare.
Båtologen Årg. 29-31 (1991-93).
- (Axwik, Axel): Skeppet Dharwar, ett av Sveriges största segelfartyg.
Svenska Segelfartyg årg. 1, Malmö, 1936. pp 3-9, ill.
- Hasslöf, Olof: En släkt och dess skepp. Maritimhistoriska studier kring Tynderö - Gävlesläkten Brodin 1535-1960.
SSHM Handlingar 2, Stockholm, 1961.
- Lubbock, Basil: The Colonial Clippers.
Brown, Ferguson & Son, Glasgow, 1948 (2nd).
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