Edmonton Riverboat

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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
History
Name:
  • 1995–2018: Edmonton Queen
  • 2018 onwards: Edmonton Riverboat
Port of registry: Edmonton, Alberta
Builder:
  • Scott Steel, Sherwood Park, Alberta
  • The Riverboat Corporation
Laid down: 1992
Completed: 1995
In service: July 26, 1996
Identification:IMO number8888886
Status: In service
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:
Speed: 9 knots (17 km/h; 10 mph)
Capacity: ~399 passengers
Crew: 10

The Edmonton Riverboat is a riverboat in Edmonton on the North Saskatchewan River. It started to sail on the river under the name Edmonton Queen in 1995 and has become a unique Edmonton attraction.[1]

In April 2016, the boat was sold in auction for $553,000 and underwent renovations, upgrades, and a change in name to Edmonton Riverboat.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Frequently Asked Questions". edmontonriverboat.ca. 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Edmonton Queen Riverboat sold in auction for more than $500K". Global News Edmonton. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Meet the new king of the Edmonton Queen". CBC News Edmonton. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  4. ^ Parrish, Julia (15 June 2018). "After renovation, name change, Edmonton Riverboat to sail North Sask. River". CTV Edmonton. Retrieved 15 June 2018.

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