paddlesteamers.info : The Internet's leading database of Paddle Steamers past and present


PS Albert Edward (ex - Kyles)
Built in 1865 by Caird & Co
Engines : 2 cylinder oscillating, 44 in x 45 in. 2 haystack boilers
Dimensions : 219.4 ft x 20.2 ft

Built for the failed Wemyss Bay company which provided steamer connections to a new railhead in the 1865 season
Sold for service on the Thames in 1866 by the Watermans Company, eventually becoming part of the London Steamboat Co
Had a successful career on the Thames until scrapped in 1888 after pasing into the control of the Victoria Steamboat Association

Return to:
Early Clyde Steamers
Wemyss Bay Steamboat Co
London Steamboat Co
Victoria Steamboat Association
British Paddle Steamer Index