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PS Meissen                                                                                                           River Elbe at Dresden, Germany

PS Meissen near Radebeul on the 09:30 Meissen to Pillnitz run on 6th August 2014. Photo by kind courtesy of Phil Barnes 
Built : 1885
Length 64.30 metres
Engines : 2 cylinder oscillating, compounded in 1914 : 440 mm and 770 mm x 760 mm

Entered service in 1885 as Konig Albert, renamed Sachsen in 1898 and Meissen in 1928
Lengthened from 60.7 m in 1928 and aft deck saloons added
Forward deck saloon added in 1968
Major reconditioning in 1983/84 and 1992/93


Below : photos from the paddlesteamers.info Photo Archive

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Tied up for the evening at Bad Schandau in 2004

In the main deck saloon, forward

At Kurorth Rathen, heading downstream in 2004


Click here to see the 2004 photo collection from the archive


Above : Meissen at Halbestadt (opposite Koenigstein), seen from the railway at Koenigstein on July 3rd 1988. Photo by kind courtesy of Alan Murray-Rust

Below : Photos of Meissen in 2004 by kind courtesy of Nigel Clark

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