PS Princess of Wales (1870)

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Career
Name: 1870-1896: P.S. Princess of Wales
Owner: 1870-1896: Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Operator: 1870-1896: Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Port of registry: United Kingdom
Route: 1870-1896:BelfastFleetwood
Builder: A. Leslie and Company, River Tyne
Out of service: 1896
Fate: Scrapped
General characteristics
Tonnage: 946 gross register tons (GRT)
Length: 260ft

PS Princess of Wales was a paddle steamer passenger vessel operated by the London and North Western Railway and the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway from 1870 to 1896.[1]

History[edit]

She was built by A. Leslie and Company on the River Tyne as one of the first new ships commissioned by the London and North Western Railway and the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway for their services from Fleetwood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Railway and Other Steamers, Duckworth. 1962