PS Mayflower (1866)

PS Mayflower was a passenger vessel built for the Solent Steam Packet Company in 1866.[1]

Name: PS Mayflower
Port of registry:
Builder: Marshall Brothers, Newcastle
Launched: 1866
Out of service: 1912
Fate: Scrapped
General characteristics
Tonnage: 69 gross register tons (GRT)
Length: 98.3 feet (30.0 m)
Beam: 15.7 feet (4.8 m)
Draught: 6.8 feet (2.1 m)


She was built by Marshall Brothers in Newcastle and launched in 1866 and was used to expand the company services, offering a daily passage between Lymington and Portsmouth.[2]

She was acquired by the London and South Western Railway in 1884.

In 1905 she was acquired by Joseph Constant in London and registered in Southampton. She was broken up in 1912.


  1. Duckworth, Christian Leslie Dyce; Langmuir, Graham Easton (1968). Railway and other Steamers. Prescot, Lancashire: T. Stephenson and Sons.
  2. "Lymington - Yachting". Dorset County Chronicle. England. 26 April 1866. Retrieved 30 November 2015 via British Newspaper Archive.
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