Edmonton Queen

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Coordinates: 53°32′22″N 113°28′54″W / 53.53944°N 113.48167°W / 53.53944; -113.48167

Edmonton Queen
Career
Name: Edmonton Queen
Operator: Riverboat Inc.
Port of registry: Edmonton, Alberta
Builder: Scott Steel, Sherwood Park, Alberta
The Riverboat Corporation
Laid down: 1992
Completed: 1995
In service: July 26, 1996
Status: in active service, as of 2013
General characteristics [1]
Tonnage: 750.49 GT
Length: 51.79 m (169 ft 11 in)
Beam: 12.01 m (39 ft 5 in)
Draft: 0.73 m (2 ft 5 in)
Propulsion: 2 × 350 bhp (261 kW) Cummins NTA855 marine diesel engines
2 × Paddlewheels @ 18 rpm
1 × 192 hp (143 kW) Volvo Penta bow thruster
Speed: 9 knots (17 km/h; 10 mph)
Capacity: ~375 passengers
Crew: 12

The Edmonton Queen is a riverboat in Edmonton on the North Saskatchewan River. It started to sail on the river in 1995 and has become a unique Edmonton attraction.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edmonton Queen Layout". edmontonqueen.com. 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Queen Riverboat". edmontonqueen.com. 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2012.