Certificate no 320
Status Registered


Function Passenger Vessel
Location Falmouth
Vessel type Pleasure Cruiser
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions Yes
Info required No


Builder Camper & Nicholsons Ltd, Gosport
Built in 1921
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
18.13 feet (5.53 m)
5.02 feet (1.53 m)
Length: Overall
64.95 feet (19.81 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


Built in 1921, PRINCESSA is a passenger vessel with a capacity for 125 passengers. She is based at Falmouth and her area of operation is within the confines of the River Fal and Helford River where she runs a daily service from Falmouth.


Hamer, Geoffrey, Trip Out 1995/6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British Isles, G P Hamer, 1995


  • April - June 2010

    A Sustainability Grant of ú1500 for remedial work was made from the Strategic Development Fund of National Historic Ships

  • October 2008

    A Sustainability Grant of ú1200 to over the costs of renovations and restoration was made from the Strategic Development Fund of National Historic Ships

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