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Name: PRINCESS ALICE
Type: Passenger Ferry
Launched: 29/05/1911
Completed: 09/1911
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 883
Dimensions: 3099grt, 1904nrt, 290.6 x 46.1 x 14.3ft
Engines: Q4cyl (27, 42, 48.5 & 48.5 x 39ins), 610nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 130609
History:
09/1911 Canadian Pacific Railway Co, Victoria BC
1949 Aegean Steam Navigation Typaldos Bros Ltd, Piraeus
1949 Renamed AEGAEON
02/12/1966 Stranded
Comments: 02/12/1966: Stranded at Civitavecchia while under tow from Piraeus
to La Spezia for breaking up. Wreck subsequently broken up in situ.


Above photo as PRINCESS ALICE courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as PRINCESS ALICE copyright of A Duncan

Above photo as AEGAEON copyright of A Duncan

Above photo as AEGAEON courtesy of Photoship

Above photo of AEGAEON wrecked at Civitavecchia courtesy of Richard Cox