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Built in 1873 by Napier & Sons at Glasgow
Engines : Compound diagonal 40 and 68 in x 72 in
Dimensions : 222.4 ft x 22.9 ft
413 Gross Registered Tonnes

Operated for the Adler Line at Hamburg, Germany for service to the bathing resorts
Company taken over by HAPAG (Hamburg-America) in 1875 following financial difficulties. It had been founded only three years earlier
Laid up in 1877
Purchased by the General Steam Navigation Company in 1879 and operated between London and the north Kent resorts.
In 1887 she was moved to the Great Yarmouth service, bringing saloon-steamer comfort to this route for the first time
Scrapped in 1898.

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