Queen of the Isles - specifications

These are the technical detals of the Queen as best as I can find.

Shows the original build specification and the new specification after the refit in New Zealand.

Drawings come from the 1988/89 brochure.

Original dimensions:

l.o.a. 156 feet 3 ins/47.85 meters

gross tonnage: 515 tons

net tonnage: 213 tons

beam: 30 feet/9.14 meters

Lloyds classification: 100 A1 LMC.

Engines: twin Ruston Hornsby APC6M six cylinder oil engines each 462 KW

fuel capacity: 16.5 tons.

Oil consumption: 120 litres per hour

Maximum speed: 13 knots

Passenger capacity: 300

Load capacity: 60 tons



Revised dimensions (after re fit):

l.o.a. 157 feet/47.78

gross tonnage: 529 tons

beam: 30 feet/9.17 meters

Depth: 9.48 feet/2.89 meters

Maximum speed: 11 knots

Passenger capacity: 84 (later revised to 78)

Part of the re fit in New Zealand included the addition of 2 extra cabins at the rear and an upper promenade deck

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