Princess Beatrice aground in 1911 CP Princess Beatrice
was Built by British Columbia Marine Railway, Victoria B.C. completed in 1903,
She was the first new vessel to enter C. P. R. service. A fine steamer in her own right, she was overshadowed by the Princess Victoria upon her arrival later in the year. Princess Beatrice, built by was a wooden vessel of 1,290 tons, 193.4 x 37.4 x 15.2, powered by a single reciprocating engine of 1,392 horsepower, giving her a speed of 13 knots. She was certified for 350 day passengers and could accommodate 86 on overnight service, in 40 staterooms.