PS Royal Consort (1844)

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History
Name: 1844-1893: P.S. Royal Consort
Owner:
Operator:
Port of registry: United Kingdom
Route: 1870-1890:BelfastFleetwood
Builder: Tod & McGregor, Glasgow
Yard number: 9
Launched: 1844
Out of service: 1893
General characteristics
Tonnage: 522 gross register tons (GRT)
Length: 177.9 ft (54.2 m)
Beam: 15.2 ft (4.6 m)

PS Royal Consort was a paddle steamship passenger vessel operated by the London and North Western Railway and the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway from 1870 to 1890.[1]

History[edit]

She was originally owned by F. Kemp and Company and its subsidiary the North Lancashire Steam Navigation Company and was used on the Fleetwood to Ardrossan service. She also operated on the Glasgow to Derry service in 1851 – 1852.

She was sold by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway around 1890.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Railway and Other Steamers, Duckworth. 1962