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P.S. Frodingham (ex -Dandie Dinmont 1895)

Dandie Dinmont Bob Hunt collection.jpg

Dandie Dinmont in a photo from the Bob Hunt collection held by Gillon Ferguson and kindly supplied for publication

Built in 1895 by A and J Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow
Engines : Simple diagonal, 48 x 66 in
Dimensions : 195.2 ft x 22.1 ft (lengthened to 209.6 ft)
218 Gross Registered Tons (later 343)

Ordered for the North British SP’s Craigendoran - Dunoon / Holy Loch routes
Lengthened and reboilered in 1912, receiving a taller funnel
Reboilered in 1918, receiving another new, broader, funnel
Remained on station during World War I
Spent the 1926 and 1927 seasons laid up
In 1928 she went to the London and North Eastern Railway’s Hull - New Holland ferry
Forward saloon removed to provide open deck space for freight, including cars
Renamed PS Frodingham
Sold in January 1936 to breakers at Gent, Belgium

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