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PS Lord of the Isles (1891)

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Lord of the Isles in a photo from the Robertson-Adamson collection kindly supplied by Gillon Ferguson

Launched on April 25th 1891 by D and W Henderson
Engines : Single crank, 2 cylinder simple diagonal oscillating, 43 and 43 in x 66 in
Dimensions : 255 ft x 25.6 ft
466 Gross Registered Tons

Placed by the Glasgow & Inveraray Co on the Inveraray run, succeeding Lord of the Isles (I)
Reboilered in 1908
Passed to the Lochgoil & Inveraray Steamboat Company in 1909
Transferred to Turbine Steamers Ltd in 1912 but retained distinctive livery and "branding"
Switched to cruises from Glasgow to Bute etc as the turbine steamers took the Inveraray runs.
Ran on charter for MacBrayne's to Ardrishaig and Arrochar in 1928
Scrapped at the end of the 1928 season at Port Glasgow

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Lord of the Isles after the promenade deck was extended to the bow.  Postcard view from the collection of Michael Brown
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