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PS Duchess of Connaught

Built in 1884 by Aitken & Mansell, Glasgow
Length : 190.6 feet - breadth 26.1 feet  (58.1 x 8.0 metres)
Engines : Compound diagonal by J & G Thomson of Glasgow : 32 and 55 in x 60 in
GRT : 342

Built to maintain railway connections from Portsmouth to Ryde on the Isle of Wight for the LSWR / LBSCR
Launched : 29/4/1884
Scrapped 1910


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