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PS Brighton Queen (ex - Gwalia, ex - Lady Moyra, 1905)
lady Moyra at Hotwells Howard Ahmun.jpg

As Lady Moyra, at Hotwells, Bristol in a photo kindly supplied by Howard Ahmun


Built in 1905 by John Brown at Clydebank
Engines : Compound diagonal
Dimensions : 245 ft x 29 ft
519 Gross Registered Tonnes


Built for the Barry Railway Company in 1905 as PS Gwalia
Sold to the Furness Railway Company in 1910 and renamed PS Lady Moyra
Used as a minesweeper in World War I
Sold after the war to the Tucker "Yellow Funnel Fleet", returning to the Bristol Channel
Sailed for three seasons for the Tucker operation before its financial failure
Purchased by P and A Campbell at auction in July 1922
Ran for the White Funnel fleet from 1923, being stationed on the South Coast from 1933, renamed PS Brighton Queen
Sank at Dunkirk in 1940 on her second trip to evacuate troops back to the UK

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