The iron ship 'Mermerus', 1671 tons, at Port Adelaide when Russian owned [iron ship, 1750 tons, ON67904. 264.2 x 39.8 x 23.7. Built 1872 (5) Barclay, Curle and Co. Glasgow. Owners: A & J Carmichael and Co., Golden Fleece Line, registered Glasgow. 1898 sold to Russian owners. Wrecked 29 Nov 1909 outward for Melbourne with timber in a heavy fog near Christiansand, refloated but not found worth repairing and broken up in 1910. One of the best known clippers in the Australian wool trade. Lubbock gives considerable attention to the ship, including original sail plan].