PRINCESS LOUISE
1921
Build by Wallace Shipyard, North Vancouver, British Columbia
Length: 317.2' Beam: 48.1' Draft: 34.6 Tonnage: 4032

For its coastal service the C. P. R. constructed the second steamer to bear the name Princess Louise, the 4,032-ton steel vessel being completed by the
Wallace Shipyards at North Vancouver in 1921. The
Princess Louise with dimensions of 317.2 x 48.1 x 34.6, was driven by a single reciprocating steam engine
of 4,500 horsepower with a service speed of 17V2 knots. She was fitted out to carry 1,000 day passengers, or 236 overnight passengers in 133 staterooms
.
Gordon Newell, "Maritime Events of 1921-1922. H.W. McCurdy. Marine History of the Pacific Northwest., p. 318-319.


FINAL DISPOSITION
1965: Sold for a restaurant ship in Long Beach, California
1989: Restaurant failed; the
Princess Louise rolled over and sank at
the dock
1990: raised, she was supposed to be resunk as a dive attraction, but
insistent divers allegedly annoyed the owners so much they towed
the
Princess Louise out into the channel and sunk her out of the
diver's reach in 400 feet of water.

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