Princess Louise (II) in 1985
This review was written by Amy Blume.

The 4,032grt Princess Louise was the second vessel to use the name built for British Columbia Coast Steamships and began her career in 1921 where she was one of the first to cruise to Alaska.  After being withdrawn in 1964 she was sold in 1966 and towed to Los Angeles to be a restaurant.  In 1990 as she was being towed to Catalina when she sank outside the breakwater off the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro where she still is today.

These photographs were taken in 1985 by Carolyn Blume, from the boatdeck of the
QE2 while she was parked at Pier 93.  It became a tradition for the Blume family to eat dinner on the ship while we waited for the Queen to sail on her yearly visit.

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© Carolyn Hester Blume 26th January 1985 & Amy Blume 26th February 2007
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