SS Princess Louise I (ship)

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SS Princess Louise I (ship)

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1869 - 1919


Wooden sidewheel steamer, 932 tons gross. Built in New York as the Olympic and rigged as a brig. She was purchased by Hudson's Bay Company in 1878 and renamed Princess Louise. In 1883, she was purchased by Canadian Pacific Navigation Company. In 1903, she was transferred to Canadian Pacific. In 1906, she was sold and converted as a barge. She sank at Port Alice in1919. This was the first of the coastal passenger ships with a Princess name.


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