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PS St Trillo (ex - Rhos Trevor, ex - Carisbrooke)
Launched on January 26th, 1876 by Barclay, Curle at Glasgow
Engines : Compound oscillating
Dimensions: 165.7 ft x 20.1 ft
198 Gross Registered Tonnes

Built for the Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. as PS Carisbrooke
Reboilered in 1889 and 1905
Sold in 1906 to the Colwyn Bay and Liverpool Steamship Co
Sold in 1907 to the Mersey Trading Co and renamed PS Rhos Trevor
On the collapse of that company after the 1908 season she was bought by Mr Hawthorn of Rhyl
Sold in May 1909 to the Liverpool & North Wales Steamship Co and renamed PS St Trillo.
Sailed until the end of the 1916 season
Requisitioned for minesweeping duties in World War I in 1917, returning to civilian service for the 1919 season.
Sold after the 1921 season, becoming a private yacht at Bilbao, Spain as PS San Telmo
Decommissioned in 1932 but understood to have continued for some time as a floating hotel

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