An iron fullrigged ship built in 1882 by A. McMillan & Co., Dumbarton.
Dimensions 284'1"×41'2"×24'1" and 2042 GRT, 1997 NRT and 1933 tons under deck. Equipped with a donkey engine and an early type of midship house.
Rigged with royals over double topgallant and top-sails.
- 1882 November
- Launched at the shipyard of A. McMilland & Co., Dumbarton, for the Imberhorne Ship Co. (W.R. Price & Co.), London.
Assigned the official British Reg. No. 87033 and signal HBJM.
- Sold to G.C. Karran, Castletown, Isle of Man.
- 1905 May 31 - September 20
- Sailed from Hamburg to Sydney in 112 days.
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to Pisagua in 72 days with a cargo of coal.
- 1906 April 17 - July 21
- Sailed from Pisagua to Sydney in 95 days.
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to Junin in 69 days with a cargo of coal.
- Sailed from Caleta Buena to Falmouth f.o. in 138 days with a cargo of nitrate.
- Sold to Salvesen, Castletown, Isle of Man.
- 1913 April 15
- Sold to Robert Mattsson, Mariehamn, for £ 5500. Captain Isidor Eriksson was given command of the ship.
Assigned the official Finnish signal TPHC.
The Finnish measurements were 84,08×12,77×7,22 meters, 1958,39 GRT and 1866,47 NRT.
- 1913 December 10 - February 7
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to Callao in 60 days with a cargo of coal.
- 1916 July 10
- Drifted ashore at Pascagoula, MI, USA, during a hurricane while loading timber for Greenock, but was re-floated without any major damage.
- 1917 March 8
- Sailed from Mobile for the Clyde with a cargo of timber.
- 1917 May 4
- Sunk by a German submarine through explosives some 350 miles west of Ireland. The crew was saved.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Grönstrand, Lars: Tolv åländska seglare.
Monitor, Mariehamn, 1990. 8vo, 158 pp, ill.
- Lille, Sten & Grönstrand, Lars: Finlands djupvattenseglare.
Etelä-soumen kustannus oy, Lieto, 1979. 4to, 224 pp, ill.
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