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PS Lady Ismay

Lady ismay cardiff Howard Ahmun.jpg


Lady Ismay at Cardiff in a photo kindly supplied by Howard Ahmun


Launched on 1st June 1911 by Ailsa Shipbuilding at Troon
Engines : Compound diagonal 26.5 and 52 in x 54 in
Dimensions : 220 ft x 26.1 ft
495 Gross Registered Tonnes

The first new build for the Campbell fleet for 15 years, Lady Ismay was placed on the Cardiff-Weston ferry
Gave four seasons service before the outbreak of World War I
Sent to the Thames on war service and sunk near Longsand Lightship on 21st December 1915

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