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Date of launch 1892
Place of launch Port Glasgow
Type 4-masted steel barque
GRT 2718
NRT 2586
DWT 4250
Length 91.5 m (300.2 ft)
Beam 13.2 m (43.3 ft)
Draft 7.4 m (24.3 ft)

Later names: Gustaf (1910), Melbourne (1927)

  • 1892 
    Built of steel by Russell & Co., Port Glasgow for J.W. Goffey, Liverpool. She was rigged as a four-masted barque carrying royals over double topgallant sails.
  • 1910 
    Sold to August Bolten, Hamburg and was renamed Gustaf.
  • 1917 
    Owned by Vinnen & Söhne, Hamburg.
  • 1927 
    Sold to H.W.F.M. Engel, Altona and renamed Melbourne.
  • 1929 
    Sold to Gustaf Erikson, Mariehamn and put on the Australian wheat trade.
  • 30 June 1932 
    Run into and sunk by m/s Seminole south of Fastnet. 15 of the 25 men on board were rescued.

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