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MPV Kaiser Franz Josef I                                                 Wolfgangsee, Austria
Kaiser Franz Josef 1986 by Tony Hadley s.jpg
Photo taken in 1986 - by kind courtesy of Tony Hadley
Built : 1872
Builders : Mayer Werft (Linz)
Length : 33.6 m
Engines : 2 cylinder steam by Machinenfabrik Chemnitz replaced by Klockner (KHD) geared diesel in 1954
Flush deck vessel

Now owned by the Salzkammergut Bahn GmbH. The company is a subsisiary of the city of Salzburg's energy, transport and telecommunications company, which bought the Wolfgangsee shipping services from the Austrian Railways in 2006.

Prior to the 2008 season, Kaiser Wilhelm I underwent a refurbishment which returned her in appearance to something like her 1908 condition, but a return to steam propulsion was ruled out on cost grounds.


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