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Name: NORTHUMBERLAND
Type: Ferry
Launched: 04/09/1895
Completed: 10/1895
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 57
Dimensions: 230grt, 86nrt, 110.0 x 26.1 x 8.7ft
Engines: 2 x L1cyl (30 x 48ins), 60nhp
Engines by: Baird & Barnsley Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 105210
History:
10/12/1895 Tyne Improvement Commissioners, Newcastle
1926 Broken up
Comments: 1926: Sold to Thomson & McGregor at Bo'ness for breaking up. Cost 550
30/03/1926: Left the Tyne for the last time


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 05/09/1895