TS Kingfisher  
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Built in 1906 by Wm Denny & Bros at Dumbarton
Engines : Turbine, triple screw
Dimensions: 275 ft x 32.1 ft
982 Gross Registered Tons

Following the successful introduction of Denny-built turbine steamers on the Clyde, GSN ordered a similar vessel for the Thames
In appearance she was similar to the Clyde's King Edward, Queen Alexandra and Duchess of Argyll except that she had one funnel only
Generally sailed from Tilbury on the north Kent route with regular excursions across the English Channel to Boulogne
Found to have poor manoevrability, especially at piers, had a pronounced "roll" and was also unpopular with Thames river users on account of her excessive wash
Only sailed for six seasons. In early 1912 she was sold for service out of Trieste, Italy named Venezia
Sold in 1928 and eventually scrapped in Hong Kong in 1938

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