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Name Official number Flag IMO
PRINCESS ELAINE  154739  CAN   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1928  26/10/1927  02/1928 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  520 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2027 grt / 725 nrt / 291.0 ft  48.1 ft  27.6 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
Brown-Curtis turbines.
Triple screw. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Canadian Pacific Railway Co., Victoria B.C.  Victoria BC   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
BC Coastal Ship. 1200 Passenger accommodation.
17.3.28 Left Clyde for Vancouver via Palmas (29th) and Panama Canal.
23.3.28 At Swansea. Called at Plymouth for shelter due to severe weather.
1962 withdrawn from service.
12/1963 Towed to Blaine, Washington State and became a floating restaurant which was not a success.
1967 sold for use as restaurant at Seattle which was also not a success.
12/1967 at Seattle for use again as a restaurant which was still unsuccessful.  
Remarks
First commander, Captain R N Stuart, VC, DSO, RNR.  
End year Fate / Status
1976  Dismantled  
Disposal Detail
08/1976 part dismantled at Lake Union.
1977 remains broken up. 
 

 



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