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PS Galatea (1889)

Galatea Hamish Coutts.jpg


Galatea in a photograph by kind courtesy of Hamish Coutts ABIPP


Launched in 1889 by Caird & Co
Compound diagonal engines, 34 and 64 in x 72 in
Dimensions : 230.1 ft x 25.1 ft
331 Gross Registered Tonnes

The new CSP’s ambitions were reflected in the size of this new steamer
Enormous compound diagonal twin crank engines were installed
Not a success and sold in 1906 to interests at Genoa in Italy
Understood to have been scrapped in 1913

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