She was a passenger cargo vessel, also used for the transportation of Indian indentured labourers to the colonies. On 26 March 1895 she arrived in Fiji with 747 indentured Indian labourers on-board. During the trip, the ship rolled violently and the Surgeon-Superintendent complained about his patients being thrown about below deck.
In 1913 she was sold to Inui Gomei Kaisha of Japan and renamed, KENKON MARU No. 12 . On 30 May 1928, she sank after collision with the Chinese ship SS HWACHAN about East South East of Tsingtao.