A steel barque built in 1888 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, as Yard No. 59. Dimensions 74,02×11,64×6,39 meters [244'4"×38'1"×20'7"] and 1447/1442 GRT and 1403 NRT and 1326 tons under deck.
1888 November 3
Launched at the shipyard of Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, for F. Laeisz, Hamburg. Assigned the German signal RHLK.
In command of Captain Robert W.B. Hilgendorf.
Sailed from the English Channel to Valparaiso in 65 days.
Sailed from Iquique to the English Channel in 82 days.
In command of Captain Hinrich Reinert Kayser.
1891 April 24
Left Shields with a cargo of coal for Iquique and was lost on the way.
1891 May 31
The floating wreck was sighted from the steam ship Artesia of Hamburg, but there were no signs of the crew of 19 men.


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