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SS Fairy Queen

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1893. The SS Fairy Queen.
1893. Diagonal Compound Surface-Condensing Engines by Hall-Brown, Buttery and Co.

Steam boat constructed by Mr. John H. Gilmour of Irvine, for passenger service on the Forth and Clyde Canal.

The vessel was 63ft., long between perpendiculars with a beam of 14ft., and draws 4ft. with a full complement of passengers.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Engineering 1893/11/17