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Name: PRINCE GEORGE
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 10/03/1910
Completed: 05/1910
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 859
Dimensions: 3372grt, 1625nrt, 306.7 x 42.2 x 24.0ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (23.5, 37, 41 & 41 x 33ins), 768nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 129748
History:
05/1910 Grand Trunk Pacific Development Co Ltd, Newcastle / Prince Rupert BC
1923 Grand Trunk Pacific Coast SS Co Ltd, Prince Rupert BC
1930 Prince George Ltd (Canadian National Steamships Ltd), Prince Rupert BC
1950 Broken up
Comments: 22/09/1945: On fire and beached at Ketchikan, Alaska
1949: Refloated
1950: Broken up at Seattle


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Above photo copyright of Rene Beauchamp