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PS Ruby (ex - Pride of the Waters)
Launched on October 14th 1840 by Day, Summers & Co at Northam, Southampton
Dimensions : 114.9 ft x 16.4 ft
103 Gross Registered Tonnes

Built for the South Western & Isle of Wight Steam Navigation Co as Pride of the Waters
Almost immediately became PS Ruby for the Isle of Wight Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
On being takenover by the Southampton company, she was mainly used for cargo services.
Withdrawn in 1872 and scrapped soon afterwards.

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