Steam Yacht / Training Yacht
22 Sep 1920. Inspection by the British Board of Trade. Photograph of steam yachts Cleopatra, BETHALMA and Semaramus and R.C.Y.C. tenders Kwasind (nearest camera) and Hiawatha tied up at T.H.C. dock and east side of York Street Slip, in view looking north-east showing Canada St.
Source: Toronto Port Authority
Note: BETHALMA is the only of the yachts that is dressed.
BETHALMA was a steam yacht used by the Royal Naval College as a training ship. Skipper Joseph Barr Champion, who commanded BETHALMA in 1919 described her as a floating pigeon loft.
Skpr Joseph Barr Champion, RCN - 20 May 1919 - 07 Aug 1919
In memory of those who have crossed the bar
They shall not be forgotten
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