A three-masted iron full-rigged ship built in 1875 by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Dundee.
Dimensions 245'2"×38'3"×23'0" and tonnage 1561 GRT, 1488 NRT, and
1388 tons under deck.
Sister ship to the same owner's full-rigged ship Maulesden (1875).
- 1875 May
- Launched at the shipyard of Alexander Stephens & Sons,
Dundee, for the Dundee Clipper Line. Assigned the English signal letters PBNT.
- Owned by D. Bruce & Co., Dundee, and commanded by Capt.
Sangster [LR 1879-89]
- Captain Littlejohn.
- Owned by D. Bruce & Co., Dundee [LR 1889-90].
- In command of Captain John Jarvis.
- Lost jibboom, foretopmast, and figurehead in collision
with an icberg at 43° S. The voyage continued round Cape Horn to Falmouth
- Sailed from Prawle Point to Melbourne in 74 days.
- Sailed to Portland, OR.
- 1899 October 3
- Partially dismasted 150 nm W of Cambridge Island, Chile.
- 1899 October 13
- Anchored off the Cambridge Island and is supposed to have been lost sometime after the 17th when part of the crew left the ship to seek assistantce.
- Jarvis, John C.B.: Duntrune in the Ice.
Sea Breezes Vol. 7, Liverpool, 1949. pp 130-133, ill.
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Copyright © 1996 Lars Bruzelius.