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Lake Como, Italy
Navigazione Lago di Como (NLC)
Lake Como was early to experience the benefits of the Paddle Steamer as PS Lario was operated on the lake by the Societa Lombarda from 1826. Several companies were formed to run competing services and from these, the Societa Lariana became the monopoly operator. Lake Como was also early to introduce screw steamers and, in 1916, motor vessels. The two remaining paddlers were built as late as 1926, the same year in which the paddler Milano was converted to diesel screw machinery.

Concordia spent the 2013 season out of service for refit, but Patria, out of service since 1990 and originally with little hope of a future life, completed her reconstruction and was able to sail again in late 2013. Patria is, however, a project of the local provincial government and is not necessarily going to be integrated into the NLC service rosters, leaving some confusion as to what her future sailing programme will be

EXISTING PADDLE STEAMERS
Concordia

Patria  (under separate management) 
FORMER PADDLE STEAMER STILL OPERATING AS MOTOR VESSEL ON LAKE COMO
Milano
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