An iron barque built in 1885 by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow.
Dimensions 230'5"×36'1"×21'4" and 1326 GRT, 1289 NRT, 1242 tons under deck and 2000 DWT.
- 1885 August
- Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Port Glasgow, for Browne & Watson, Glasgow.
Assigned the official British Reg. No. 90077 and signal KCDT. Captain James was appointed to command the new ship.
- 1903 June
- Sold to August Troberg, Mariehamn, for FIM 155.000. The Finnish measurements were 68,03×10,69×6,22 meters and 1315 GRT and 1232 NRT. Captain Bruno Donner was given command of the vessel.
- Captain K.V. Lindqvist.
- Captain Axmar Eriksson.
- 1915 January 26
- On voyage from Taltal for the English Channel the Isabel Browne was captured by the German aux. cruiser Prinz Eitel
Friedrich and sunk the following day at 30°30'S, 24°45'W.
The crew was brought to Newport News, VA, by the cruiser.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Lille, Sten & Grönstrand, Lars: Finlands djupvattenseglare.
Etelä-soumen kustannus oy, Lieto, 1979. 4to, 224 pp, ill.
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