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PS Leinster

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1860 Launched by Samuda Brothers of Poplar as one of the new steamers intended for the faster mail service between Holyhead and Kingstown. The engine was provided by Ravenhill, Salkeld and Co.

The Leinster and the Ulster were two of the crack paddle vessels of the time. Sister vessels were PS Connaught and PS Munster. The latter 3 were built by Laird Brothers. Two of them had paddle engines built by J. Watt and Co, the third by Ravenhill, Salkeld and Co[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1898/11/25