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PS Stadt Rapperswil                                                                      Operating Area : Lake Zurich (Zurichsee), Switzerland
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Stadt Rapperswil at Zurich, Burkliplatz in 2008
Built by Escher-Wyss, Zurich
Length : 59.1 metres : Breadth  7 / 13.5 m
Engines : Compound Diagonal : 500 HP
Entered service in 1914

Major reconstruction in 1972/3 after an enthusiasts' campaign persuaded the ZSG not to withdraw Stadt Rapperswil as they had originally planned
The affair led to the establishment of the "Aktion Pro-Raddampfer" Supporters' association and the raising of 1 million francs by public subscription..
Further refits took place in 1985/6 (with new boiler) and 2005/6

2022 : Stadt Rapperswil not in service : undergoing renovation


From the paddlesteamers.info archive

 

 

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At Wadenswil in 2001

On Stadt Rapperswil's main deck in 1999

On the front deck as she leaves Meilen in 1999

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