An iron fullrigged ship built in 1860 by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, as yard no. 5.
Dimensions: 200'6"×31'8"×21'1" and tonnage: 953 GRT, 953 NRT and 893 tons under deck.
There is a picture of the Jane Porter as a fullrigged ship in Sea Breezes Vol. 6 (1948), p 95.
- 1860 September
- Launched at the shipyard of Harland & Wolff, Belfast, for J.P. Corry & Sons, Belfast. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 28835 and signal QCFJ. Originally employed in the Indian jute trade.
- Re-rigged as barque.
- 1889 July
- Sold to W. Ross & Co., Belfast.
- Sold to H. Burmeister & Co., Hamburg, and was renamed Nanny.
- Was dis-masted in a storm in the North Atlantic but could be brought into Dunkerque.
- 1902 October 27
- Sold to John E. Olsson, Gothenburg, and was renamed Trichera after that she had been re-rigged again. Assigned the official Swedish Reg. No. 4094 and signal JNCD. The new measurements were 1003 GRT, 959 NRT and 1420 DWT.
Captain K.J. Hermansson.
- 1904 February
- Probably re-rigged as a barquentine at this time.
- 1905 May 31
- Drifted ashore at Port Natal.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Svenska järn- och stålseglare.
Båtologen Årg. 29-31 (1991-93).
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