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Name: G H DEXTER
Type: Passenger Ferry
Launched: 26/04/1883
Completed: 06/1883
Builder: Hepple & Co
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 100grt, 63nrt, 85.5 x 21.0 x 7.0ft
Engines: 2 x L1cyl (21 x 42ins), 40nhp
Engines by: Hepple & Co, North Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81980
History:
06/1883 Mayor, Aldermen & Burgesses of the Borough of Jarrow
06/1883 Registered at South Shields
No later history known
Comments: Used as a ferry at Jarrow
1927: Register closed


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair