"Leander" was a composite built
clippership, measuring 215.5ft x 35.2ft x 20.7ft, 848 tons net. She was designed by Bernard Waymouth, and built in 1867 by J G Lawrie of Glasgowfor Joseph Somes.
Before 1871, Leander sailed between
Londonand the Far East (China) and later from China to New York City.
Re-rigged as a
barquein the 1890, the ship was sold to R. Anderson of London, then to Ross & Company. Her last owner was Seyed Youssouf bin Ahmed Zuwawee of Omanand was renamed "Nusrool Mujeed" in 1895 and broken up in 1901.
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