A steel barque built in 1885 by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, as yard no. 184.
Dimensions 282'8"×40'5"×23'6" and 2093 GRT, 2038 NRT and 1920 tons
One of the two largest barques afloat. Sistership to the full-rigged ship Lord Templetown (1886).
- 1885 September 22
- Launched at the shipyard of Harland & Wolff, Belfast, for S. Lawther, Belfast.
Assigned the official British Reg. No. 90126 and signal ____.
Captain A. Morison.
- Sailed from San Francisco to Newcastle, NSW, in 44 days under Capt. Reid.
- Sold to the Aberdeen White Star Line and was renamed Strathdon.
- Captain Reid.
- 1894 September 7
- Sailed from London for Sydney under command of Captain W. Philip, Jr., late of the clipper
- 1895 April 26 - June 21
- Sailed from Sydney to London in 78 days. [The dates given by Capt. Learmont does not tally]
- Owned by Sir William Henderson, Aberdeen.
- Sold to
Ant. Dom. Bordes et Fils, Dunkerque, and was renamed Gers.
- Laid up at Nantes.
- 1924 January
- Broken up at Brügge.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Learmont, J.S.: My last Voyage Before the Mast.
Sea Breezes Vol. 4 (1947), pp 242-247, ill.
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