Owner: Verein fuer Traditionelle Schiffahrt
Construction: Swithenia-Mahogany over Acacia ribs and stem of 10.
Hull designed by H.Haitzinger sen. at Attersee/Austria in 1990
Built 1991 by Haitzinger/Austria at Attersee/Austria
Fit out 1991 by Haitzinger at Attersee/Austria
LOA: 32' 10", LWL: 29' 6", Beam: 6' 7", Displacement: 11220 lbs.
Deck Teak Bow Prop., hydraulic rudder 2-axes trailer with air brakes
Designed by E. Stark,
Built 1990 by E.Stark at Goetzis/Austria
Fuel: wood, Pressure: 147 psi, Heating area: 0.6 sqft,
Copper tubes. Copper construction,
condensing, engine driven pump, hand pump, Windermere kettle, whistle,
Heating tubes renewed 2010
Bronze, 3 blades,
Launched in Attersee 1991, named after the last Empress of Austria and apostolic Queen of Hungary, Zita of Bourbon-Parma (1892-1969), "goodmother" her last daughter Elisabeth Habsburg-Liechtenstein. Visits to Lake Konstanz and Lake Starnberg, there Otto von Habsburg,eldest son of Empress Zita with grandchildren on board. On Austrian alpine lakes the use of petrol fuelled engines is not allowed. therefor the steam operated boat was constructed and used for pleasure cruising of 4 owners.