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PS Schmilka
Operating Area : River Elbe, Dresden.


Not long to go : A derelict Schmilka is seen at Laubegast slip in 2001 in a photo kindly supplied by John Woodhams


Length 56.08 m - 2 cylinder oscillating engine

Entered service as PS Hohenzollern in 1897
Renamed Meissen (1919), Sachsen (1928) and Schmilka (1936)
Out of service since 1985
In 2001 a decision was taken to scrap the vessel on account of her poor hull condition
The engines are to be retained for possible future use in a new hull

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River Elbe - Dresden