A wooden full-rigged ship built in 1862 by Alexander Stephen & Sons, Dundee. Dimensions
191'5"×34'8"×22'0" and tonnage 1047 GRT, 1047 NRT, and 932 tons
- 1862 September
- Launched at the shipyard of Alexander Stephen &
Sons, Dundee, for their own account. Assigned the British signal letters QFSD.
- Commanded by Captain J. Campbell [LR 1865-66].
- Commanded by Captain J. Campbell [LR 1870-71].
- Commanded by Captain J. Campbell [LR 1872-73].
- Converted to a barque in conjunction with the twelve
year survey. Command of the ship was given to Captain David Jarvis.
- 1874 November
- Sailed from Plymouth with emigrants for Port
Adelaide where she arrived after 84 days.
- Sailed from Great Britain to Brisbane in 82 days.
- Sailed from Brisbane to Rouen.
- Captain John Jarvis replaced his father as master of the ship.
- Sailed from London to Brisbane in 84 days.
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to San Francisco in 70 days.
- Sailed from San Francisco in 114 days.
- Sailed from London to Honolulu [120 days from Ponta Delgada,
- Sailed from Honolulu to San Francisco in 18 days.
- Sailed from San Francisco to London with a cargo of grain at
50 shilling/ton. The cargo shifted in a severe storm in the North Atlantic. When
she had been pumped dry and the cargo trimmed she was able to continue to
- Sold to J.D. Bischoff, Bremen-Vegesack, for £ 2851
and was renamed Meta Seeger.
- Wrecked at the Tierra Fuego and was abandoned by the crew.
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