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PS Glen Sannox

The "Sannox" in a view published in the 1960s as a Post Card by the Clyde River Steamer Club (Gordon Stewart Collection)
Built in 1892 by J and G Thomson at Clydebank
Engines : Compound Diagonal, 34.5 and 74 in x 60 in
Dimensions : 260.5 ft x 30.1 ft
610 Gross Registered Tonnes

Fast and well-appointed, built to compete with CSP’s Duchess of Hamilton on the Arran run.
Entered service in May 1892
Her edge in speed recovered much of the trade, but at the cost of high fuel consumption
Remained the GSWR steamer on the Arran station until the First World War.
Was sent to the English channel as a troopship, but returned as unsuitable
Remained in the fleet until replaced by a turbine steamer of the same name in 1925
Scrapped at Port Glasgow

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Glen Sannox in a post card by McCorquodale & Co from the Michael Brown collection
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