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Swansea & Ilfracombe Steamship (Alexandra) Ltd  : James Jones

Alexandra (1895-1896)
Built in 1854 by J Henderson & Son at Renfrew
180.4 ft : 264 GRT
Engine : Oscillating by MacNab & Clark of Greenock
Built for the North of Europe Steam Navigation Co for North Sea service (Harwich-Antwerp) as Aquila
For the 1858 season she was at Weymouth for the Weymouth & Channel Islands Steam Packet Company
From 1889 she sailed out of Plymouth to Brittany and the Channel Islands

Renamed Alexandra in 1895 when bought for service between Swansea and Ilfracombe by James Jones - the Swansea & Ilfracombe Steamship (Alexandra) Ltd
In 1896, as Ruby, she briefly offered cruises from Hastings to Boulogne for the Hastings, St Leonards on Sea and Eastbourne Steamboat Co
Scrapped in Calais in 1899

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