Monday, December 30, 2013

paddle steamer 'The Duchess of Fife'

Built for Clyde service, Scotland, and in operation 1903-1953, this ship made four English Channel/Manche crossings during the evacuation of British and French soldiers from Dunkirk. Dimensions: 210.3 ft x 25 ft (64 x 7.6 metres), 336 Gross Registered Tonnes. Propulsion type: Paddle two crank triple expansion engine More info and pics

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