- Type: Four-masted barque carrying royals over double topgallant sails
- Material: Decks wood, rest steel
- Dimensions: 377 x 47 x 26.25 ft.
- Displacement: 3,100 gross; 2,883 net tons
- Main mast: 170 ft.
- Sail area: 44,132 sq. ft.
- Max speed: 16.5 knots
- Passengers: 32
- Built: Blohm & Voss, Hamburg
- Launched: 1911
- Service: Built for Reederei F. Laeisz, Hamburg. Used to carry manufactured goods to South America and to return via Cape Horn with nitrate. Rebuilt 1926 as a cargo-carrying schoolship, still sailing for Laeisz on the nitrate trade. In 1932, she was retired and moored in England's Medway River where she served for over 40 years as a boys' school under the name Arethusa. In 1975, Peking was acquired by the South Street Seaport
Museum, New York, where she resides today.
- Note:A marvelous 37-minute film of a voyage Around Cape Horn in the Peking was shot by Irving Johnson in 1929; it is currently available on DVD.