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PS Tintern (ex- Westonia, ex - Rhos Colwyn, ex - Sussex Belle, ex - Tantallon Castle)
Built in 1889 by J Scott at Kinghorn, Fife
Engines : Compound diagonal
Dimensions : 210.1 ft x 25.1 ft
393 Gross Registered Tonnes

Built for the Galloway Saloon Steam Packet Company as PS Tantallon Castle
In 1901 she was stationed at Brighton as PS Sussex Belle, running under the ownership of Captain Lee
By 1902 she was registered with the Sussex Steam Packet Co
At the end of the 1902 season she was sold for service in North Wales and renamed PS Rhos Colwyn
The emerging Barry Railway company purchased her in 1905, renaming her PS Westonia
Operated mainly on the Cardiff-Weston ferry
Served the railway company until 1910 and Bristol Channel Boats Ltd until her sale to P and A Campbell at the end of 1911
Reboilered, emerging with one funnel instead of two and renamed PS Tintern by the Campbells
Only worked for the 1912 season in the Campbell fleet before being sold for use in Portugal, surviving there until 1929.

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