A wooden full-rigged ship built of teak and oak in 1851 by James Laing,
Dimensions 165'7"×33'0"×22'9" and 967 GRT, 925 NRT and 843 tons under deck.
The forecastle was 29' long and the poop 57'.
The figurehead was Fame blowing a trumpet.
- 1851 June 16
- Launched at the shipyard of James Laing,
Sunderland, for Duncan Dunbar.
Assigned the official British Reg. No. 806 and signal HFKR.
- 1862 September 5
- Joseph Moore bought 4 shares of Captain Henry Neathby.
- Sails for Devitt & Moore, London. Employed in the Australian passenger and cargo trade.
- In command of Captain J. Green.
- 1865 September 30
- Sailed from Portand to Fremantle with 280 convicts. The passage lasted 83 days.
- 1872 May
- Sold to Thos. Goldfinch, Whitestable, Kent.
- Reduced to barque rig.
- Sold to J. & R. Grant, London.
- Sold to N. Olsen, Arendal, Norway.
- 1903 December
- Broken up.
- Square-rigged ships, general references.
- Course, A.G.: Painted Ports. The story of the ships of
Messrs Devitt & MooreDevitt 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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