Lars Josefsson | Steamship Alexandra

Steamship Alexandra
from Flensburg


Steamship Alexandra
Built in 1908 at Werft Janssen & Schmilinski, Hamburg
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
DJAB 36.96 7.17 2.7 140 55 309 12
Scotch Marine Steam Boiler with two furnaces.
Compound engine with Klug's valve-gear.

Steamship Alexandra ready for departure
Steamship Alexandra ready for departure from Flensburg.
She was launched in April 1908 and sailed under the ownership of "Vereinigten Flensburg- Ekendsunder und Sonderburger Dampfsschiffsgesellschaft". The steamer was in service until 1975, when she was withdrawn as unprofitable.


The engine room aboard Steamship Alexandra

Steam boiler with two furnaces
The Scotch fire tube boiler with its two coal-fired furnaces aboard steamship Alexandra.

Steam engine maneuvering place
Maneuvering place for the compound steam engine aboard the Steamship Alexandra.

Steam engine
The compound steam engine. The low-pressure cylinders connecting rod and its crosshead. The Scotch fire tube boiler is visible in the backbround.