A wooden full-rigged ship built in 1864 by James Laing, Sunderland.
Dimensions: 182'7"×33'9"×21'5" and tonnage: 925 GRT, 925 NRT and 817 tons under deck. The forecastle was 31' long and the poop 60'. Equipped with iron beams.
Rigged with double fore and main topsails.
- 1864 July
- Launched at the shipyard of James Laing, Sunderland, for Duncan Dunbar. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 50071 and signal WGPB.
- Sold to Devitt & Moore, London. Employed in the Australian trade.
- In command of Captain J. Swanson.
- In command of Captain T.F. Rowe.
- In command of Captain D.B. Carvosso.
- In command of Captain E.D. Alston.
- In command of Captain J.R. Brown late of the same owner's ship Parramatta.
- In command of Captain A.J. Ismay late of the same owner's ship Gateside.
- 1879 May 18
- Collided with and sank the Swedish barque Christina off Start Point in the English Channel.
- Sold to Goldmeister & Ries, Bremen, and was renamed Singapore. Cut down to barque rig.
- Sold to German owners for £ 1800.
- 1899 August
- Broken up.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Course, A.G.: Painted Ports. The story of the ships of
Messrs Devitt & MooreDevitt and Moore.
Hollis & Carter, London, 1961. 8vo, x, 230 pp, 6 plates.
- Lubbock, Basil: The Colonial Clippers.
Brown, Ferguson & Son, Glasgow, 1948 (2nd).
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