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PS Schiller
Operating Area : Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstattersee), Switzerland
Schiller at Vitznau 2008.jpg
PS Schiller at Vitznau in August 2008
Length 63.00 metres
Engines : compound diagonal : 750 / 1120 x 1300 mm : 864 HP : by Sulzer (1906)
Built by Gebruder Sulzer at Winterthur, Switzerland

Launched on 15th February 1906
Wheelhouse added in 1921
Received her first major overhaul in 1976-1977 during which the original boilers were re-tubed.
Back in public service on May 1st, 1977
Relaunched on February 14th 2000 after a complete rebuild at the SGV dockyard at Luzern

From the paddlesteamers.info archive

Schiller at Brunnen in 1996....
 

......and returning to Verkehrshaus in the same year

At Luzern in 2001, fresh from a recent major overhaul

Detail of Schiller's upper deck in 2001
 

A photo of Rhein paddler Goethe adorns the boiler room wall

Refreshments are served in the Roundel
 


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