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Duchess of Fife

Operating Area : Portsmouth-Ryde railway connections

Above : From a post card in the Istvan Radi collection

Built in 1899 by Clydebank Engineering & Shipbuilding Company
Length : 215 - breadth 26.1 feet  (66 x 8.0 metres)
Gross tonnage : 443
Engine :  Compound diagonal  26 and 55 in x 54 in

Built to maintain railway connections from Portsmouth to Ryde on the Isle of Wight for the LSWR / LBSCR
Withdrawn in 1928 and scrapped in 1929 at Bolnes, Netherlands

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