Edmonton Riverboat

The Edmonton Riverboat is a riverboat in Edmonton on the North Saskatchewan River. It started to sail on the river under the name Edmonton Queen in 1995 and has become a unique Edmonton attraction.[1]

History
Name:
  • 1995–2018: Edmonton Queen
  • 2018 onwards: Edmonton Riverboat
Port of registry: Edmonton, Alberta
Builder:
  • Scott Steel, Sherwood Park, Alberta
  • The Riverboat Corporation
Laid down: 1992
Completed: 1995
In service: July 26, 1996
Identification: IMO number: 8888886
Status: In service
General characteristics [1]
Tonnage: 750.49 GT
Length: 51.79 m (169 ft 11 in)
Beam: 12.01 m (39 ft 5 in)
Draft: 0.73 m (2 ft 5 in)
Propulsion:
Speed: 9 knots (17 km/h; 10 mph)
Capacity: ~399 passengers
Crew: 10

In April 2016, the boat was sold in auction for $553,000 and underwent renovations, upgrades, and a change in name to Edmonton Riverboat.[2][3][4]

References

  1. "Frequently Asked Questions". edmontonriverboat.ca. 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  2. "Edmonton Queen Riverboat sold in auction for more than $500K". Global News Edmonton. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  3. "Meet the new king of the Edmonton Queen". CBC News Edmonton. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  4. Parrish, Julia (15 June 2018). "After renovation, name change, Edmonton Riverboat to sail North Sask. River". CTV Edmonton. Retrieved 15 June 2018.
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