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Name Official number Flag IMO
SOLENT QUEEN  97201  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1889  03/04/1889   
Vessel type Vessel description
Ferry Excursion Pleasure  Iron Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  354 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
324 grt / 112 nrt / 215.6 ft  21.1 ft  8.2 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl diagonal 29"58"x60" 233nhp  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Southampton, Isle of Wight and South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd (Red Funnel), Southampton  Southampton   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Last Red Funnel iron-hulled paddler
Replacement for PRINCESS OF WALES (lost on trials)
27/4/1893 severely damaged by fire at Royal Pier, Soutampton. Re-entered service 20/7; 324grt 184nrt.
3/12/1906 collided with ferry FRANCES in Portsmouth Harbour.
5/1940 at Dunkirk, but not requisitioned.
Her binnacle was donated to the National Maritime Museum. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1948  Broken Up 31/10/1948 
Disposal Detail
31/10/1948 arrived Grays, Essex in tow tug TOPMAST No.14 for scrapping by T W Ward Ltd. 
 

 



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