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St Elian (ex - Southampton)

Above : Belgian post card of Southampton - an occasional visitor from Sussex when under the management of Richard Collard. Courtsy of the Istvan Radi collection

Built in 1872 by Barclay, Curle at Glasgow
Engines : Compound diagonal
Dimensions : 150.1 ft x 20.1 ft
203 Gross Registered Tons

Built for the Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co
Reboilered in 1897
Sold in 1902 to G Power & Sons and in 1903 to Richard Collard at Newhaven
Sailed on the Sussex Coast, making occasional trips to France and Belgium
Sold in 1907 to the Liverpool & North Wales Steamship Co
Renamed St Elian, serving on the North Wales coast until the end of the 1914 season
Scrapped at Briton Ferry in 1915.

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