Category:Caledonia (ship, 1934)

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English: PS Caledonia

Ship[edit]

  • Type: Paddle steamer
  • Design by:
  • Order date:
  • Built by: William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton, Scotland
  • Yard No: 1266
  • Keel laid:
  • Launch date: Thursday, 01.02.1934
  • Date of completion: 1934
  • Length over all: 70.1 m
  • LPP: m
  • Beam: 18.9 m extreme over paddleboxes
  • Draught: 2.3 m
  • GRT: 623
  • DWT: 161
  • NET: 274
  • Sail area:
  • Main engine: William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton: horizontal steam triple expansion 3 cylinder 1,800 ihp
  • Speed: kn

History[edit]

  • 1934 Named: Caledonia for Caledonian Steam Packet Company
  • 1939 Converted to a minesweeper. Renamed: HMS Goatfell
  • 1941 Refitted as an anti-aircraft ship.
  • 1946 Returned to owners and converted to floating restaurant on Thames Embankment. Renamed: Old Caledonia
  • 07.1980 Scrapped at Milton Creek on the River Swale near Sittingbourne.

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