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Official Number Date Builder Tonnage L B D Fate
81984 1882

Ramage & Ferguson, Leith, UK

383 142.8 24.7 13.4 Unknown
Capt Colin McDonald - Master 1890 - 1894
1882 Built as the Star of the Sea by Ramage & Ferguson, Scotland for the 15th Duke of Norfolk under special survey, to Lloyd's highest class. The cost of building this vessel is given as £16,000.
1888 Sold to Mr C.G. Millar and re-named Saide in Honour of his youngest daughter.
  07.03.1889 - Sailed Plymouth For Melbourne via the Suez Canal, Colombo, Batavia, Albany and Adelaide.
  08.07.1889 - Arrived Melbourne.
  Saide went into refit, her rig was changed from a fore and aft Schooner to a Topsail Schooner. The vessel was gutted, with her interior appointments rebuilt to the taste of Mr Millar. Newspapers of the day claim the refit cost £12,000.
  Captain Colin McDonald was appointed Sailing Master
  14.06.1890 - Saide came out of an 11 month refit on the slip at Williamstown and was moored at Fishermans Bend.

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