Schooner Vale (left), barque Altcar (centre) and barque Brunette (right) at Darling Harbour, Sydney circa 1880
Source: State Library of South Australia, PRG 1373/32/30

Year Built1859
Official number28093
Port of RegistryGlasgow [1870] Owned by William Cowper
Sydney [1870-1880] Owned by Sir George Richard Dibbs
Sydney [1881] Owned by John Fraser
Sydney [1890] Owned by J. C. Ellis and T. H. Holdship (hulked)
Melbourne [1892-1910] Owned by McIlwraith McEacharn & Co.
and used as a coal-hulk. Scuttled in July 1913 off Point Nepean, Victoria.
British or Foreign BuiltBritish
BuilderCharles Langley, Deptford, Kent, UK
Number of MastsThree
RiggingBarque
HullIron
Registered Tonnage375
Length141 feet
The Honourable Sir George Richard Dibbs KCMG (1834-1904). Photo taken circa 1890, by unknown photographer. Dibbs was a New South Wales politician and Sydney shipowner. He served as premier of New South Wales three times.
Source: National Library of Australia, nla.pic-an24207599
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald, Wed. 28 Aug. 1872, page 1