A composite full-rigged ship built in 1868 by W. Pile & Co., Sunderland.
Dimensions: 201'0"×36'0"×20'1" and tonnage: 1078 GRT, 1040 NRT and 897 tons under deck.
Rigged with double topsails and a main skysail.
- 1868 February
- Launched at the shipyard of W. Pile & Co., Sunderland, for Devitt & Moore, London. Assigned the official British Reg. No. 60837 and signal HFJC. Employed in the Australian passenger and wool trade. Almost always going out to Adelaide.
- In command of Captain David Bruce.
- In command of Captain John Bruce late of the same owner's ship City of Adelaide.
- In command of Captain W.H. Bisset late of the same owner's ship St Vincent.
- In command of Captain Alex. Bruce late of the same owner's ship City of Adelaide.
- In command of Captain John Bruce late of the same owner's steam ship Glenelg.
- In command of Captain J.H. Barrett late of the same owner's ship St Vincent.
- 1883 November 14 - February 20
- Sailed from Melbourne to London in 98 days with a cargo of wool.
- 1887 January 1 - April 23
- Sailed from Melbourne to London in 112 days with a cargo of wool.
- Sold to Woodside & Workman, Belfast.
- 1889 February 14
- Sunk in a collision ten miles WNW of Lundy Island, North Devon, on voyage from Cardiff to Rosario with a cargo of railway iron. All but one of her crew of 23 men were saved.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Course, A.G.: Painted Ports. The story of the ships of
Messrs Devitt and Moore.
Hollis & Carter, London, 1961. 8vo, x, 230 pp, 6 plates.
- Lubbock, Basil: The Colonial Clippers.
Brown, Ferguson & Son, Glasgow, 1948 (2nd).
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