: The Internet's leading database of Paddle Steamers past and present

PS Victoria (1881)
Built in 1881 by Aitken & Mansell at Glasgow
Engines : Compound diagonal by D Rowan
Dimensions : 191.9 ft x 25.1 ft
366 Gross Registered Tons

One of three double-ended ferries built for the railway connection from Portsmouth to Ryde.
Distinguishable by having her funnels fore and aft of the paddle boxes.
Purchased by the Southampton, Isle of Wight and South Coast Company in 1899.
Withdrawn and scrapped in 1900

Return to:
London & South Western Railway / London, Brighton & South Coast Railway
Southampton, Isle of Wight and South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Company
British Paddle Steamer Index