Turbines for the The Queen. This was the first turbine-powered cross-channel (Dover-Calais) ferry which was built for the South-Eastern Railway Co. by Messrs. Denny in 1903.
The photo was scanned from the book "The Marine Steam Turbine"; by J.W. Sothern (1st ed 1906) [This book is in the
Cunard's Queen Victoria (Foreground) and P&O's Oriana (Background) pictures in Southampton.
Queen Victoria is at the City Cruise Terminal.
Oriana is at the Mayflower Cruise Terminal.
6th January 2008