PS Wilhelm Tell

Lake Luzern
Date entered service -- 1908
Date withdrawn from active service -- 4th October 1970
Length -- 63.0m
Breadth -- 14.3m
Passenger capacity -- originally 1,000
Now used as a static restaurant and bar
(moored at the Schweizerhofquai in Luzern)
 
26th January 2009 Towed by mv Gotthard to the SGV floating dock for underwater attention on Monday 26th January and the same motor vessel towed her back to the Schweizerhofquai on Friday 20th February
1998 The first-class lounge was fully restored
1997 Towed to and from the SGV works for attention by mv Winkelried
1989 Towed to and from the SGV works for attention by mv Winkelried
1980 Towed to and from the SGV works for attention by mv Winkelried
1970 onwards Withdrawn from passenger service and converted into a floating restaurant   (by its former purser - Eduard Räber)
4th October 1970 Final Day in Service
Operated sailings 65-70-17-26 which included a morning visit to Stansstad followed by the 1405 afternoon "farewell" visit to the far end of the lake at Flüelen on Sunday 4th October


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