TSS Duke of Cornwall

Career
Name: TSS Duke of Cornwall
Rushen Castle
Owner: 1898-1923: London and North Western Railway
1923-1928: London, Midland and Scottish Railway
1928-1947: Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Operator: 1898-1923: London and North Western Railway
1923-1928: London, Midland and Scottish Railway
1928-1947: Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Port of registry: Lancaster, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Route: 1898-1911: Fleetwood - Derry
1923-1947:Heysham - Douglas
Builder: Vickers Sons, and Maxim Ltd, Barrow-in-Furness
Launched: 1898
Out of service: 1947
Fate: Broken up in Belgium
General characteristics
Type: Turbine steam ship
Tonnage: 1,540 GT (gross tonnage)
Length: 315 ft (96 m)
Beam: 37 ft (11 m)
Draught: 16.5 ft (5.0 m)

The TSS Duke of Cornwall was a steamer passenger ship operated by the London and North Western Railway from 1898 to 1923. [1]

She passed into the ownership of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway in 1923 and was then sold to the Isle of Man Steam Packet company and operated as Rushen Castle from 1928 to 1947.

References

  1. ^ Railway and other Steamers. C.L.D. Duckwork and G.E. Langmuir. Prescot, Lancashire. 1968.

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