A wooden three-masted barque built of oak and pine in 1881 by Kitchin, St John, NB.
Dimensions 54,35×10,7×6,22 meters and tonnage
942 NRT Finnish measurement; 972,73 BRT, 873,06 NRT and 862,16 tons under deck
Rigged with royal and single topgallant sails over double topsails. She
also had a spencer sail on the main mast.
- Launched at the shipyard of Kitchin, St John, NB.
- Owned by S. Crerar, Halifax, NS.
- Sold to J.E. Stenroos, Åland, for FIM 61.500.
- Sailed from Sharpness to Havanna with cokes, 11/9 per ton.
- Sailed from Mobile to Great Britain, 115/0 per ton.
- Sailed from Darien (US Eastcoast) to Southampton in 39 days under Captain W.
- Sailed from Mariehamn - Örnsköldsvik - Cape Town - Mobile - Port Natal - Pensacola - Buenos Aires - Montevideo [?] - Gloucester under command of Captain J. Karlsson. The cargo during the last leg was wheat.
- Sailed from Chatham, NB to Buenos Aires with timber; La Plata - Cork with grain.
- Sailed from Cardiff to Port Nolloth with coal; Amhurts, NS - Dublin with timber.
- Sailed from Åland to West Hartlepool with pitprops, 21/6 per std.
- Sailed from Uleborg to London with splitwood, 29/6 per std.
- Sailed from Jamacia to Riga with logwood.
- 1913 February 4
- Sold to Sigrid Magdalena Lovisa Björkegren,
Simrishamn, Sweden, for FIM 31.000. Swedish Reg. No. 5445, Code Letters JTGF.
Master Pehr Larsson Wickman, Östra Hoby.
- 1914 [?]
- Laid up in Malmö at the beginning of the war.
- 1915 June
- Sailed to England with a cargo of split wood.
- 1915 October 26
- Sailed from Burntisland for Malmö, Sweden with
1228 tons of coal. Was lost in the North Sea.
- 1915 October 31
- One of the ship's boats with the corpses of three men
was found 7-8 miles NNO from Lybster by the English steamer Ocean
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