Builders: Harvey's & Co, Hayle1885
Propulsion type: Paddle two cylinder oscillating
Owner: Dartmouth & Torbay Steam Packet Co, River Dart Steamboat Co Ltd, Youghal & Blackwater Tourist Steamship Company Ltd
Service dates: 1885 - 1913
Tonnage: Gross 59
This picture comes from a postcard used as a Christmas card, sent on Christmas Eve, 1906. This small steamer was built for the D&TSPCo as a replacement for Newcomin, which had been sold to French owners the year before. In company with Berry Castle, Dartmouth Castle sailed on the Datmouth to Totnes service at a tariff of 1/- (5p) saloon and 9d cabin for the single trip. No luggage was allowed to be carried on excursion trips! Dartmouth Castle was sold in June 1907 to Irish owners. She arrived in Ireland in September 1907 and continued sailing on the River Blackwater between Youghal and Cappoquin in County Waterford until 1913, when she was scrapped.
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