Category:My Queen (ship, 1929)
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|Built by||Husk & Son at Wivenhoe Essex|
|Length overall||17.98 m (19.7 yd)|
|Beam||4.97 m (5.4 yd)|
|Draft||1.19 m (1.3 yd)|
|Displacement||36.76 t (81,629.26 lb)|
|Main engine||2 x Ford Watermotor|
- 1929 Named: MY QYEEN Worked as a passenger craft out of Poole and Swanage in Dorset before the war. Flag: United Kingdom
- 1940 Requisitioned by the Navy and named GONDOLIER QUEEN. Attended the Dunkirk evacuation.
- 1962 Sold to George Wheeler Launches, running a water-bus service between Westminster Pier and Greenwich. Renamed: MY QYEEN
- 1975 Sold to to W.Jackson, also on the Thames. Used as a pleasure boat at Southend.
- 1975 Sold to Dart Pleasure Craft. Carrying boatloads of American visitors up the River Dart to Totnes.
- 1982 Rebuilt with a new enclosed saloon, a top deck and an upper wheelhouse.
- 1984 Used to take President Mitterand of France on a tour of Dartmouth Harbour, the 40th Anniversary of D-Day.
- 1987 Sold to G.H.Ridalls & Sons
- 2000 Out of service
- Re-entered service with B.R.J.Rackley, who operate the Exmouth-Starcross ferry and local excursions.
- 2007 Remained with successors J.& M.Rackley's Exe to Sea Cruises, used as a trip boat from Dawlish and the official Avocet Cruise boat of the RSPB in the winter months.