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PS Marquis of Bute
Built in 1868 by Barclay, Curle and Co
Engines : Simple diagonal 48 in x 60 in
Dimensions : 196.6 ft x 18.1 ft
196 Gross Registered Tons

Built for A and T McLean and purchased by Alexander Williamson in 1889
Passed to the GSWR in 1891
Reboilered in 1892
Mainly on the Fairlie - Millport run until 1904
Sold to John Williamson, for whom she did not sail on the Clyde
Chartered and eventually sold to interests on Belfast Lough, she was scrapped in 1908

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