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PS Merstone

Above : Post Card from a set issued aboard the steamers and at ticket offices. Courtesy of the Istvan Radi collection

Built in 1928 by Caledon Shipbuilding, Dundee
Engines : Compound diagonal 27 and 51 in x 54 in by A&J Inglis
Dimensions : 190 x 25.1 ft
341 Gross registered Tons

Built for service on the Southern Railway's Portsmouth-Ryde railway connection ferry service.
Launched 26/1/1928
Withdrawn in December 1950
Scrapped at Northam in 1952

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