7 March 1893
8 July 1893
Pacific Steam Navigation Co.
No. of Screws
Steam triple expansion engine
[Peabody Essex Museum]
Sister of the
she was mainly a cargo ship but carried emigrants from Spain and Portugal to South America.
During the Boer War (1899 - 1903) she became
Transport No. 40
and operated as a hospital ship with a yellow funnel and a white hull.
In 1904 she was sold to the Hamburg America Line and renamed
She was transferred to the Russian Government for collier duties in 1906 and renamed
Under the Treaty of Portsmouth, USA, 29th August 1905 and as the war was over she was returned to the Hamburg America Line in 1907 as the
In April 1917 she was seized by the United States, operated by the United States Shipping Board and renamed
On 5th June 1918 she was sunk by
off Bishop Rock.