Said to be the first four-masted, fully rigged ship in the world. Traded between European and eastern ports until 1898, when she was cut down for use as a coal hulk at Punta Arenas on the Straits of Magellan. In 1966, she was sunk at Punta Arenas as a breakwater, but her living quarters were later converted to a meeting room with plumbing and electricity. 1989 An attempt to recover for preservation in failed.
Fate / Status
Extant as a breakwater at Punta Arenas, Chile
County of Peebles
Image courtesy of : Green Collection – State of Victoria Library