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Lake Thun, Switzerland
Historical Paddlers
PS Helvetia (1889-1959)
PS Bubenberg (1874-1962 : Scrapped 1963)
PS Beatus (1871-1963 - Scrapped 1964)
PS Neptun (1862-70 : bought second hand primarily as a tug but used on occasions for passenger service)
PS Stadt Bern (1861-1954 - scrapped in 1956)
PS Stadt Thun (1856-1924 - scrapped in 1929)
PS Niesen (1843-99)
PS Schiff Matti (1843-55 : Renamed Helvetia in 1846)

PS Bellevue (1835-42 - Transferred to Lake Brienz as DS Faulhorn)


Die Geschichte der Schiffahrt auf dem Thuner- und Brienzersee
By Erich Liechti, Jurg Meister and Josef Gwerder
Published in 1986 by Ott Verlag, Thun
ISBN 3-7225-6334-8
Ship-by-ship chronologies, copiously illustrated and including line diagrams of vessel layouts.

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