An iron barque built in 1882 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, as Yard No. 20. Dimensions 64,12x10,45x6,09 meters [___'_"×__'_"×__'_"] and 1080 GRT and 1050 NRT and ____ tons under deck.
1882 June 19
Launched at the shipyard of Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, for F. Laeisz, Hamburg. Assigned the German signal ____.
In command of Captain J.P.M. Thedens.
In command of Captain Robert Hilgendorf.
Sailed from Hamburg to Valparaiso in 84 days. The rounding Cape Horn from 50°S in the Atlantic to 50°S in the Pacific was made in 7 days.
Sailed from Pisagua to the English Channel in 98 days.
1886 May 4
Foundered off Cape Horn on voyage from Shields with a cargo of coal for Valparaiso. shifted. The crew left the ship in the boats and was later picked up by the British barque Saraca.


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