English: Ariel was an extreme composite clipper built in 1865 by Robert Steele & Co., Greenock. Dimensions: 197'4×33'9"×21' and tonnage 1058,73 tns, 853 NRT. She had 100 tons of fixed iron ballast moulded into the limbers. She had a rigg with double top-sails and main skysail. 1872 posted missing outward bound for China.