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PS Compton Castle                                                                                                

Removed from the former River Dart paddler, now moored in the city centre of Truro, Cornwall, used latterly as a flower shop and tearoom, but currently out of use as conversion to a high-class restaurant has failed to materialise. The engines were preserved at the Blackgang Chine Fantasy Park on the Isle of Wight but in 2015 were sold to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society. They are to be exhibited at the preserved steam railway station at Dartmouth, where Compton Castle's earlier fleetmate Kingswear Castle is currently in service.

Photo of the engines when on distlay at Blackgang Chine, Isle of Wight  by kind courtesy of Chris Allen

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