PS Prince of Wales (1886)

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History
Name: 1886-????: P.S. Prince of Wales
Owner: 1886-1896: Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Operator: 1886-1896: Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Port of registry: United Kingdom
Route: 1886-1896: BelfastFleetwood
Builder: Barrow-in-Furness
General characteristics
Tonnage: 1,429 gross register tons (GRT)

PS Prince of Wales was a paddle steamer passenger vessel operated by the London and North Western Railway and the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway from 1886 to 1896.[1]

History[edit]

She was deployed on the Fleetwood to Belfast services. She was the last paddle steamer built by the railway companies for cross channel traffic.

In 1896 she was sold and moved to Spain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Railway and Other Steamers, Duckworth. 1962