A wooden barque built in 1856 by Greenwell Brothers, South Shields.
Dimensions 39,99×9,06×5,80 meters
[131'1"×29'7"×19'0"] and 520 tons OM, 489 NRT and ____ tons under
- 1856 January 8
- Launched at the shipyard of Greenwell Brothers, South Shields, for John Anthony Woods,
Assigned the official British Reg. No. _____ and signal ____.
Employed in the Indian and Eastern trades.
- In command of Captain William Robert Pearce.
- 1864 January 30
- Sold to Killick, Martin and Ritchie, London. The ship was still registered at Newcastle.
- 1866 November 28
- Sold to william George Laidley and Thomas Ireland, Sydney.
- Sold to Capt. W.R. Williams, Wellington.
- 1876 June 17
- Wrecked in Cook Strait on voyage from Newcastle, NSW, to Wellington with a cargo of coal.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- MacGregor, David R.: The China Bird. The History of Captain Killick, and the Firm he Founded: Killick Martin & Company.
Conway Maritime Press, London, 1986 (2nd rev.). 4to, 224 pp, ill.
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