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PS Brodick Castle
Built in 1878 by H McIntyre and Co at Paisley
Engines : 2 cylinder simple diagonal, 38.25 in x 66 in (from PS Eagle of 1864)
Dimensions : 207.6 ft x 21.7 ft
243 Gross Registered Tonnes

Operated by Captain Buchanan year round on the Ardrossan-Arran service from 1878 until the end of the 1886 season
Purchased by the Bournemouth, Swanage & Poole Steam Packet Co in February 1887
Went to the Bristol Channel on charter in 1894 for the Bristol & Ilfracombe Pleasure Steamer Co
The Bristol charter failed in mid-season, being taken over by the local Edwards & Robertson Company
Sailed on the South Coast for Cosens and Co between 1901 and 1910
Sold to Argentinian owners, renamed Ceca Nova, and sank under tow off Portland

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Captain Buchanan
Bournemouth, Swanage & Poole Steam Packet Co
Bristol & Ilfracombe Pleasure Steamers
Edwards and Robertson
Cosens & Co
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