An iron barque built in 1876 by A. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, as yard no. 194.
Dimensions: 186'0"×31'8"×19'7" and tonnage: 939 tons.
- Launched at the shipyard of A. Stephen & Sons, Glasgow, for D.H. Wätjen & Co., Bremen. Employed in the South American nitrate trade.
- 1910 September 19
- Sold to AB Maorilands (Anders S. Cronberg), Landskrona, and was renamed Maorilands. Assigned the official Swedish Reg. No. 5194 and signal JSFQ. New measurements 943 GRT, 820 NRT and 1500 DWT.
Captain Ivar Tufvesson, Brantevik.
- 1916 February 16
- Capsized in the North Sea during a storm. The ship was saved by cutting off the masts. The ship was later brought in port but it seems that she was never re-rigged.
- 1917 November 10
- Left Swansea under tow with a cargo of coal for Dieppe. The cable broke in the neighborhood of Dieppe and the ship stranded.
- 1918 February 27
- Attacked by German airplanes on voyage from Rotterdam to Hull in tow by British tugs and received some slight damage. Towed back to Rotterdam, but collided with the tugs off Hoek van Holland and received damage to the hull above the waterline.
- 1919 April
- Captain Nile Petter Preutz, Hull, assumed command.
- 1920 January
- Solf to Maorilands Shipping Co. Ltd (Arthur Tate, Newcastle) Blyth, for £ 7250. Rigged as a three-masted schooner and equipped with two 126 HP diesel engines. Remeasured to 921 GRT and 572 NRT.
- Sold to P. Agrifoglio, Genoa, and was renamed Genitori.
- 1928 April 25
- Caught fire off Sagres and was towed to Cadiz where she was condemned and broken up.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Svenska järn- och stålseglare.
Båtologen Årg. 29-31 (1991-93).
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