An steel barque built in 1892 by Russell & Co., Greenock.
Dimensions 244'7"x37'5"x22'5" and 1570 GRT, 1458 NRT.
- Launched at the shipyard of Russell & Co., Greenock, for A/S Stjørn (A. & F. Smith), Tvedestrand, Norway.
- 1901 June 8
- Sold to Rederi AB Tropic (Jacob Gustaf Setterwall), Stockholm, and was renamed Tropic. Assigned the official Swedish Reg. No. 3910 and signal JMHK. The new measurements were 71,35×11,47×6,87 meters and 1570 GRT, 1458 NRT and 2350 DWT.
Captain Gustaf Robert Pettersson Bruce.
- 1906 May
- Captain Sven Emanuel Johansson, Skeppsmyra.
- 1907 September
- Captain Johan Eriksson, Börstil.
- 1907 September 27 - January 1
- Sailed from Gefle to Hobart with timber.
- 1908 June 19 - August 18
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to Antofagasta with a cargo of coal.
- 1911 June
- Sold to August Trober, Mariehamn, and was renamed August.
Captain K.V. Lindqvist.
- 1917 April 20
- Sunk by a German submarine som 300 miles off Fastnet on voyage from Texas with a cargo of pitchpine for Sharpness.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Svenska järn- och stålseglare.
Båtologen Årg. 29-31 (1991-93).
- Lille, Sten & Grönstrand, Lars: Finlands djupvattenseglare.
Etelä-soumen kustannus oy, Lieto, 1979. 4to, 224 pp, ill.
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