The PRINCESS ELAINE was constructed by the John Brown yards on the Clyde in England. She was put into service in May of 1928 on the Nanimo-Vancouver service. She was a triple-screw turbine steamer of 2,027 tons. (pg. 384) Notes from Gordon Newell, ed., The H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest (Seattle: Superior Publishing Co, 1966).