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Name Official number Flag IMO
VICTORIA  79171  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1878  07/03/1878   
Vessel type Vessel description
Ferry Passenger-Vehicle  Steel Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  218 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
534 grt / 316 nrt / 221.3 ft  27.7 ft  10.6 ft   
Engine builder John Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
Compound Inverted 2Cy (48, 83 x 60in) 300nhp  

First owner First port of register Registration date
London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Co - manager Allen Sarle, Bridge Terminus, London  Newhaven  26/04/1878 
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
Later, manager became Robert George White of Newhaven. 
Vessel history

13/04/1887 Stranded and wrecked off Point d'Ailly, France, in fog, on a voyage from Newhaven to Dieppe.

The lives of seventeen passengers and two crew were lost.

Sister ship to PS Brighton 
End year Fate / Status
1887  Stranded 13/04/1887 
Disposal Detail
Ground off Pointe d'Ally lighthouse in fog 


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