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a distance of 16 m. Fig. 36 shows the profile and deck plans of ferry service between Sweden and Germany from Trelleborg to this vessel, for which, with other particulars of the Danish ferries, Sassnitz, a distance of 65 m. For this service the “ Dréttningwe are indebted to International Marine Engineering. Particulars Victoria " (fig. 37, Plate IX.) was built by Messrs Swan, Hunter,


FIG. 36.-Profile and Deck Plans of

of the most important Danish train-carrying vessels are given in Table XIII.

The longest ferry, from Gjedser to Warnemunde, traverses a distance of 48 m. across the lower part of the Baltic Sea, and on this ferry the “ Prinsesse Alexandrine ” and “ Prins Christian " are Twin-Screw Ferry “ Christian IX."

Wigham Richardson & Co. Her dimensions are: length 370 ft. over all, 350 ft. between perpendiculars, breadth extreme 53 ft. 6 in., 3050 tons gross, dis lacement 4270 tons dead-weight capacity, 600 tons at a draught oi)16 ft. 6 in., 5400 I.H.P. and speed 16% knots. Two rail tracks are provided, the trains are shipped at the stern and are TABLE XIII.-V

Len ths. Breadth. l ll Dis- Ton e.

Name of Ferry Type. g Depth Draught l pIaCe' nag speei t§ '~e1is0ii;i° <>-=—R L »%f'L M—M éixfa.. ' ' r.:::;: N—» minute Christian IX. Twin screw, double track 293' 9" 290' 0" 48' 6” 58' 0" 18' 7” 12' 6” 2600 1504 598 13-0 Prinsesse

Alexandrine Paddle wheel, double,

track ..... 333' 6" 333' 6" 36' 0” 61' 6” 18' 9" 12' 6” 2425 1733-4 676-6 13-8 36 Prins Christian Twin screw, double track 284' 9" 281' 0” 41' 6” 57' 9" 22' 6” 14' 5” 2065 1824-0 686-0 13-75 124 I Korsoer . Paddle wheel, double

track .. .. 252' 6" 250' 0" 34' 0" 58' 0” 16' o" 9' 6" 1267 971 -0 436-0 12-25 33 Y Kjoebenhavn Paddle wheel, double

track ..... 278' 0” 272' 0” 34' 0” 58' 0" 16' 9" 10' 0” 1455 1091-0 425-0 12-5 36 Helsingborg Single forward and aft Y

screw, single track ISO' 0” 177' 0” 32' 0" 43' 0" 14' 6" 10' 3” 720 530-0 187-o~ 10-0 138 Marie . Two screws aft, one

screw forward, single I2

- track ..... 204' 6” 199' 3” 31' 6”, 43' 0” 13' 0” 9' 0” 950 500-0 250-0 10-0 152 Valdemar Single screw, single

track, ice-breaker . 144' 0” 140' 0” 31' 6” 43' 0" 13' 0” 9' 0" 550 361-0 129-0 10-0 134 Lille -Baelt Paddle wheel, single track 140' 6” 139' 0” 26' 0” 44' 6” 11' 6” 8' 0" 399 306-0 125-0 8-0 34 Ingeborg . Paddle wheel, single

4 track ...., 168' 9” 167' 0” 26' 0" 44' 0” 12' 0” 7' 0" 440 343-o 136-0 10-25 37 1 employed. Two other vessels belonging to the Prussian govern ment also w0rk 0n this ferry, and the great success 0f the service led to the Swedish and German governments undertaking a direct completely protected from the weather when on board, the bow of the ship being completed as usual for a. sea-going vessel; ten

full-sized passenger or sleeping carriages can be taken, or eighteen