PRINCESS BEATRICE
1903
Built by British Columbia Marine Railway, Victoria B.C.
. Gross tons: 1290 193 Beam 37 Draft: 15.2 , 1392 hp. Speed: 13 knots
Passengers: 350

The Princess Beatrice, also completed in 1903, was the first new vessel to enter C. P. R. service. A fine steamer in her own right, she was overshadowed by the
Princess Victoria upon her arrival later in the year. The
Beatrice, built by the British Columbia Marine Railway at Victoria, was a wooden vessel of 1,290 tons,
193.4 x 37.4 x 15.2, powered by a single reciprocating engine of 1,392 horsepower, giving her a speed of 13 knots. She was certified for 350 day passengers
and could accommodate 86 on overnight service, in 40 staterooms. Gordon Newell, Maritime Events of 1903, H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific
Northwest.. p. 90.
FINAL DISPOSTION
Retired in 1928, replaced by the Princess Norah.  Turned into a floating cannery.


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