SS Princess Ena (1906)
TSS Princess Ena was a passenger vessel built for the London and South Western Railway in 1906.
|Name:||SS Princess Ena|
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|Builder:||Gourlay Brothers, Dundee|
|Launched:||25 May 1906|
|Out of service:||3 August 1935|
|Fate:||Caught fire and sank|
|Tonnage:||1,198 gross register tons (GRT)|
|Length:||250.6 feet (76.4 m)|
|Beam:||33.3 feet (10.1 m)|
|Draught:||15.1 feet (4.6 m)|
She was built by Gourlay Brothers in Dundee and launched on 25 May 1906. She was built as a replacement for the Hilda, lost in the English Channel in 1905. She was built in four months, with the order being placed in December 1905.
She was requisitioned by the Admiralty in 1915 and converted to a Q-ship. She returned to railway service at the conclusion of hostilities.
She was acquired by the Southern Railway in 1923.
- Duckworth, Christian Leslie Dyce; Langmuir, Graham Easton (1968). Railway and other Steamers. Prescot, Lancashire: T. Stephenson and Sons.
- "Shipbuilders' Feat. Smart Work at Dundee Yard". Dundee Evening Telegraph. Dundee. 25 May 1906. Retrieved 30 November 2015 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "Sinking of the Princess Ena". Nottingham Evening Post. England. 5 August 1935. Retrieved 30 November 2015 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "Burning steamer sunk". The Times (47134). London. 5 August 1935. col F, p. 10.