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Built in 1880 by H McIntyre and Co at Paisley
Engines : 2 cylinder steeple, by King and Co
Dimensions : 211.2 ft x 21.8 ft
260 Gross Registered Tons

Run by Captain Buchanan on the Ardrossan-Arran service connecting with GSWR trains.
Purchased by the GSWR so they could inaugurate their own year-round service to Arran
Reboilered in 1892
Offered for sale in 1893 as new vessels Glen Rosa and Minerva were ordered by the GSWR
A proposed sale to Mr T McLaren of Glasgow for GBP 10500 fell through on account of her poor coal consumption.
Finally disposed of to Edwards, Robertson for service on the Bristol Channel on September 13th 1893 for GBP 5300
Passed to John Gunn, who had taken over the Edwards, Robertson fleet in 1895
Taken over by P and A Campbell in 1899 on the demise of the Gunn company
Sold to the Societa di Navigazione a Vapore della Penisola Sorrentina based at Castellamare di Stabia for service in the Bay of Naples as Principessa Mafalda
Sold in September 1905 to the Societa Industriale e Commerciale Meridionale after liquidators had been brought in to wind the company up
Sold in 1907 to the Compania Napolitana di Navigazione and renamed Epomeo
Used as a cargo vessel after 1911
Mined and sunk in 1915 whilst sweeping mines in the Gulf of Taranto

Above : As Principessa Mafalda at Sorrento. Image is from a Bidari post card by kind courtesy of Stuart Cameron 

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