Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1865-66: Owned by Richardson; Port of Registry London; Master J. Thomson; Destined Voyage New Zealand.

Sydney Empire, 21st January 1865: Glenmark sailed 30th october 1864 from London to Canterbury [NZ].

Hobart Mercury, 24th February 1865: In our notice of new ship commanded by Captain Thomson, late of Derwentwater, and which recently arrived at Lyttleton [NZ], name of ship is Glenmark and there are two pianos in the Concert Room. We are also requested to state that passenger's food is cooked by steam.'

Melbourne Argus, 6th March 1865: Glenmark reported to be loading wool at Lyttleton, having about 2000 bales aboard.

Hobart Mercury, 22nd September 1865: Capt. Wrankmore, (formerly of ship Percy) has been appointed to command fine new ship Glenmark, of 1000 tons burthen, and will sail from Plymouth for Canterbury, New Zealand, about 5th September. We are sure the captain's old friends in this port, as well as the many persons who have been passengers will be glad to hear of his welfare and will wish him every success in his new command.

Hobart Mercury, 5th March 1866: On taking first wool from Auckland by ship Glenmark, a party was held aboard to congratulate Capt. Wrankmore on the quick passage made from England (92 days) and on his taking up the line between Auckland and London. Capt. Wrankmore with his officers wore the uniform of the Royal Naval Reserve, the Blue Ensign flying at the peak during the evening.

Aberdeen Journal, 18/11/1868:
GLENMARK, ship, from London for Canterbury, New Zealand, all well, 11 Oct, 4 North + 24 West (Mid Atlantic between W. Africa and Brazil).

Sydney Morning Herald, 27th March 1869:
Glenmark, 4th ship of the season, departed Lyttleton 3rd March with full cargo of wool and a few passengers.

Glasgow Herald, 05/06/1869:
GLENMARK, ship, from New Zealand at Deal June 3.

Melbourne Argus, 2nd November 1869: Glenmark, 953 tons, arrived Hobson's Bay [near Melbourne] 2nd November from London via Plymouth 7th August, Scilly 9th August with 166 immigrants. Master Richard Winkmore, surgeon superintendent Arthur D. White MD., matron Mrs Cromack, was detained for medical inspection, having had 5 cases of fever aboard. They are all now convalescent. Vessel was released this afternoon and proceeded up the bay in tow of tug Titan.

Melbourne Argus, 9th December 1869: Glenmark, ship, sailed from Port Phillip Heads 8th December for Lyttleton.

Leeds Mercury, 25/10/1872:
Deaths - Gordon, lost at sea in the ship GLENMARK, which is supposed to have foundered with all aboard in a hurricane about 6 Feb. last, within a week after leaving Port Lyttleton, New Zealand - William Graham Esq. of Kirkcudbright, N.B., and Maria Louisa his wife of Canterbury, N.Z.

Wrecked: At sea one week from Port Lyttleton, 6 February 1872
length 197' 7" x breadth 33' 6" x depth 21'
tonnage 953 tons

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