PS Solent (1863)
PS Solent was a passenger vessel built for the Solent Steam Packet Company in 1863.
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|Builder:||George Inman, Lymington|
|Launched:||1 May 1863|
|Out of service:||1901|
|Tonnage:||61 gross register tons (GRT)|
|Length:||94 feet (29 m)|
|Beam:||15.6 feet (4.8 m)|
|Draught:||7.1 feet (2.2 m)|
|Propulsion:||Engines by J. Hodgkinson of Southampton|
She was built by George Inman of Lymington and launched on 1 May 1863. She went to Southampton in June 1863 for the fitting of her engines by J. Hodgkinson. She undertook her trial trip on 29 October 1863 from Lymington to Stokes Bay.
She was acquired by the London and South Western Railway in 1884.
She was disposed of around 1901.
- Duckworth, Christian Leslie Dyce; Langmuir, Graham Easton (1968). Railway and other Steamers. Prescot, Lancashire: T. Stephenson and Sons.
- "The New Steamer Solent". Hampshire Advertiser. England. 9 May 1863. Retrieved 30 November 2015 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "New Steam Packet Solent". Hampshire Advertiser. England. 27 June 1863. Retrieved 30 November 2015 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "Lymington. The New Steamer". Hampshire Advertiser. England. 31 October 1863. Retrieved 30 November 2015 – via British Newspaper Archive.