Swiss and Italian
Paddle Steamer Fleets
Summary Page

Latest known "status" of all active paddle steamers
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including latest advised information about sailings for the next few days
also information on other non-operational/privately owned paddle steamers still on/near the lakes
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with pictures of every paddle steamer
also the latest "status" of every vessel
together with "next sailings" information

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Lake Date
entered
service
Paddle
steamer
name
Latest
Passenger
capacity
Notes
Lake Brienz 1914 PS Lötschberg
560
(previously 800)
Winter Lay-up
 
Lake Geneva 1904 PS Montreux
560
(previously 700)
In Ouchy dock undertaking repairs to her leaking superheater  following her breakdown on Sunday 9th August
1907 MPV Vevey
560
(previously 750)
In service
1908 MPV Italie
560
(previously 800)
In service
1910 PS La Suisse
1,200
Winter Lay-up
1914 PS Savoie
800
Winter Lay-up
1920 PS Simplon
1,000
Winter Lay-up
1926 MPV Helvétie
1,400
'Long-term' laid-up
at Ouchy harbour - pending a major re-build
1927 PS Rhône
850
Winter Lay-up
 
Lake Luzern 1901 PS Uri
800
Winter Lay-up
1902 PS Unterwalden
800
In service
1906 PS Schiller
800
Winter Lay-up
1913 PS Gallia
900
Winter Lay-up
1928 PS Stadt Luzern
1,200
Winter Lay-up
 
Lake Neuchâtel 1912 PS Neuchâtel
???
Winter Lay-up
 
Lake Thun 1906 PS Blümlisalp
1,000
Winter Lay-up
 
Lake Zurich 1909 PS Stadt Zürich
750
Winter Lay-up
1914 PS Stadt Rapperswil
750
In dock
undertaking repairs following her breakdown at the start of the season
 
 
Lake Konstanz
(Germany)
1913 PS Hohentwiel
700
Winter Lay-up
please e-mail me if you see the PS in service any date during 2016
 
 
Lake Como
(Italy)
1926 PS Concordia
600
Winter Lay-up
please e-mail me if you see the PS in service any date during 2016
1926 PS Patria
900
Laid-up at Como
wating to indertake stage two of a major re-build by NLC (but awaiting finance to complete)
 
Lake Garda
(Italy)
1903 MPV G Zanardelli
500
Winter Lay-up
please e-mail me if you saw the MPV in service any date during 2016
1908 MPV Italia
600
Winter Lay-up
please e-mail me if you saw the MPV in service any date during 2016
 
Lake Maggiore
(Italy)
1904 PS Piemonte
500
Winter Lay-up
please e-mail me if you see the PS in public or private service any date during 2016
 
** - Please advise me if you know anything different

   In service        Laid  up     In works  (major overhaul), 
 Damaged or Long-term laid-up


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Updated - Lakes Brienz, Geneva, Luzern, Neuchatel, Thun, Zurich, Konstanz, Maggiore, Como, Garda 15th March 2017   e-mail   (c)1999-2017 John B Bird