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P.S. Worthing Belle (ex - Diana Vernon)
Built in 1885 by Barclay, Curle and Co
Engines : Simple Diagonal, 43 x 60 in
Dimensions : 180.5 ft x 18.1 ft
154 Gross Registered Tonnes (later 193)

Smaller steamer ordered by the North British SP Co for the Holy Loch and Gareloch routes
Reboilered in 1890
Sold in 1901 Lee Ltd for service out of Brighton, being renamed PS Worthing Belle
Operated until the end of the 1913 season, then sold to J Reid of Hove and then to Turkish owners in March 1914
Entered the Bosphorus ferry service under the name Tuzla

Worthing Belle PC MB 1907.jpg

Post card posted in Brighton in July 1907.  Kindly supplied from his collection by Michael Brown

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