TSS Lady Alexandra

Other Names
later: Princess Louise II
Vessel Type
Passenger vessel » coastal
Ship Dates
Date built: 1924
Launched: February 21 1924
End date: 1989
Vessel Description

Lady Alexandra was a steamship built in 1924 in Montrose, Scotland which served in British Columbia from 1924 to 1952, mostly on Howe Sound.

In 1963 she was moored in Blaine, WA, USA (as a floating HQ for the Blaine Yacht Club) while awaiting a scheme to convert her into a restaurant ship to be located in Vancouver, BC. In 1980 she was scuttled after listing in a storm at Redondo Beach, CA, USA. In 1985 she was still listed in the Register of Shipping. In 1989 she sank alongside a wharf at San Francisco, CA.

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Related Artifacts
Bell (M975.14.1)
Painting (000.089.085)
Related Archival Items
graphic materials: Four ships loading weekenders on a Saturday afternoon (LM2015.999.006)
graphic materials: Passengers aboard Lady Alexandra (LM2015.999.011)
graphic materials: Lady Alexandra (LM2016.004.314)
graphic materials: Lady Alexandra (LM2016.004.016)
graphic materials: Lady Alexandra (LM2016.004.369)
technical drawings: TSS Lady Alexandra hydrostatic curves (2007.5000.0540)
technical drawings: TSS Lady Alexandra general arrangement profile (2007.5000.0541)
technical drawings: TSS Lady Alexandra general arrangement main deck and hold (2007.5000.0542)
textual records: Lady Alexandra Pilot House log book (VMM44.127)
textual records: Lady Alexandra Pilot House log book (VMM44.130)
textual records: Lady Alexandra Pilot House log book (VMM44.128)
textual records: Lady Alexandra Pilot House logbook (VMM44.129)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 10 (VMM05.10)
textual records: Continuous certificate of discharge for Lorne Wilson (LM2019.999.014)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 39 (VMM05.39)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 37 (VMM05.37)
textual records: Register of Seamen Shipped, vol. 33 (VMM05.33)