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PS Carlyle

Above : Carlyle sailing on the Tay in a post card kindly supplied by Alan Ginn

Built in 1905 by Thames Iron Works
Engines : Compound Diagonal by builders
Length : 130 feet
120 Gross Registered Tons

Served London County Council's River Thames service from Greenwich to Hammersmith from 1905-1907
Sold in 1907 for service on the River Tay out of Dundee, Scotland for George Martin, and from 1911 in the name of the Tay Steamboat Company
Laid up at the outbreak of World War 1 and sold to a London based dealer in February 1916
Requisitioned by the Royal Navy for use in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) in 1916

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