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Name: MID-TYNE FERRY No 3
Type: Passenger Ferry
Launched: 22/06/1949
Completed: 1949
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 710
Dimensions: 79grt, 75.0 x 18.1 x 7.0ft; (1987: 122grt)
Engines: Oil engine
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 169220
History:
1949 Mid-Tyne Ferries Ltd, Hebburn
1963 Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd, Wallsend; renamed TYNE QUEEN
1987 Jacobite Cruises, Inverness; renamed JACOBITE QUEEN
Comments: 1963: Re-engined with a Gardner diesel 6L3B engine,150 bhp
1987: Re-engined with a Volvo D12 diesel, 450hp
2012: Still in service based at Inverness