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Built by:Money Wigram & Son's, at Blackwall.
Yard No.
Launched:27th February 1869
Tonnage:95 . 24
Length:136 . 2 feet
Breadth:14 . 1 feet
Depth:7 feet
Machinery:50 osc. 50 hp.
Built of:Iron
Type:Paddle. Two-masted and schooner-rigged.
She had a 'three-quarter man' head, a round stern and two engines.
Registered:Portsmouth 1869
Off Number:
Built for:Port of Portsmouth & Ryde United Steam Packet Co.
Other info:Cost £3,950
History:She was not christened until just prior to her departure from Ryde pier on a ‘maiden voyage’ cruise to Alum Bay with the company’s directors and friends on board. Then Miss Batchelor, a grand-daughter of the company chairman, Mr. Yelf, ‘threw a bottle of wine at the cocked hat of His Royal Highness, exclaiming “Prosperity to the ‘Duke of Edinborough’!”.
1884. Broken up.

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