A steel full-rigged ship built in 1889 by Napier, Shanks & Bell, Dumbarton.
Dimensions 286'8"×42'5"×24'0" and 2115 GRT and 2048 NRT.
Had the usual company lion figurehead.
- Launched at the shipyard of Napier, Shanks & Bell, Dumbarton, for Devitt & Moore, London.
Assigned the official British Reg. No. 96592 and signal LGDK.
- 1889-1893 December
- In command of Captain John Robertson Brown late of the same owner's ship Duke of Athole.
- 1893 December - 1896 May
- In command of Captain Warren W. Smith late of the same owner's ship Illawarra.
- 1896 May -1900
- In command of Captain Henry Norquay Forbes late of the same owner's ship Harbinger.
- Sailed from Sydney to London in 89 days with a cargo of 7428 bales of wool.
- Sailed from Newcastle, NSW, to San Francisco in 51 days with a cargo of
- Sold to T.A. Shute, Liverpool.
- Sailed from Dover to Callao in 68 days.
- Sold to Dutch owners.
- Broken up in Rotterdam.
- 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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