One funnel, four masts (rigged for sail), iron construction, single screw and a speed of 10 knots. The first of three sisters she was launched on 9th March 1867.
In 1873 she was sold to Frederick Leyland & Company and started her first Liverpool - Boston voyage on 25th March 1876. She continued North Atlantic services and was re-engined in 1877.
In 1892 she was sold to J. Glynn & Sons, Liverpool and in 1894 went to Furness Withy & Company.
She was scrapped at Garston, Merseyside in 1895.
[North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P. Bonsor, vol.3,p.985] [Furness Withy by David Burrell] [Bibby Line: 175 Years of Achievement by E.W. Paget-Tomlinson]