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PS Chancellor
Launched on April 21st, 1880 by R Chambers at Dumbarton
Engines : 2 cylinder simple diagonal, 36 and 36 in x 60 in by M Paul, Dumbarton
Re-engined in 1892 to compound diagonal 26 and 48 in x 60 in by Blackwood and Gordon
Dimensions: 199.7 ft x 21.1 ft
272 Gross Registered Tonnes

Built for the Loch Goil and Loch Long Steamboat Company’s Arrochar service
Purchased by the GSWR in 1891 to run the same service for the new railway company
Reboilered and reengined in 1892
Sold in 1901 to interests at Ferrol, Spain, being renamed "Commercio"

Bibliography
Classic Scottish Paddle Steamers
Alan J S Paterson
Published in 1982 by David & Charles (Publishers) Ltd, Brunel House, Newton Abbot, Devon, UK
ISBN 0-7153-8335-3
Clyde story told through extended histories of twelve representative steamers

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