Official number of Ship
Port of Registry
British or Foreign Built
Builder
Date Completed
Number of Decks
Number of Masts
RiggingBarque
Stern
Build
Gallery
Head
FrameworkWood
Length from the Forepart of the Stem
under the Bowsprit to the Aft Side
of the Head of the Stern-post
Main Breadth to Outside of Plank
Depth in Hold from Tonnage Deck 
to Ceiling at Midships
Tonnage366
OwnerRobert Towns
Robert Towns (1794-1873)

Robert Towns chose experienced and capable masters to command his whaling vessels and keep them at sea in the face of the manifold difficulties routinely experienced on their long and demanding voyages.1

  1. Dakin. Whalemen Adventurers: the Story of Whaling in Australian Waters and other Southern Seas related Thereto, from the Days of Sails to Modern Times (Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1938): 115. ↩︎