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 DUCHESS OF HAMILTON

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HISTORY
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 USUAL ROUTE:
Gourock - Campbeltown / Inverary
 
 Picture: At Speed on the Clyde, John G MacLennan
 DETAILS
Type: TSS
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Built: 1932
Launched: 5/5/1932
Acquired: 
Entered Service: 
Disposed: 1972
Ordered By: Caledonian Steam Packet Co.
Cost: 60.000
Registered: Glasgow
Launched by: HM The Queen
Named after: 
 DIMENSIONS
Length: 262ft
Draught: 10.2ft
Breadth: 32.1ft
Gross tonnage: 801
 CAPACITIES
Passengers: 1918
Cars: 0
Crew: 
Lifeboats (Number of): 
 TECHNICAL
Builders: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Govan
Yard No: 920G
Engine Builders: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast
Machinery: 3 x steam turbine, Direct drive, Triple screw. 20.65knots on trials 24/06/1932. Converted to Oil Firing 1956
Speed: 20.5 kts
Hoist & Lifts: 
 FACILITIES
She had two lounges an observation lounge on the promenade deck complete with basket chairs, and a luxurious saloon below that, forward on the main deck. Initially both ships had a small ladies' lounge on the lower deck this later became officers' accommodation; and there was, besides, the dining saloon on the main deck aft. Additional facilities included a smoke-room bar in Old English style, and a tearoom.
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