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Name: NORTHUMBRIAN
Type: Ferry
Launched: 14/03/1930
Completed: 04/1930
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 573
Dimensions: 344grt, 155nrt, 110.4 x 34.1 x 11.3ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (12, 20 & 32 x 22ins), 114nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 257696
History:
04/1930 Tyne Improvement Commissioners
1Q/1973 Owner unknown
12/1976 Sold overseas
No further history known
Comments: 29/04/1972: Last day of service as a ferry
1Q/1973: Converted into a floating restaurant
12/1976: Restaurant closed
04/04/1977: Towed by NORTHSIDER to Belgium
Thought to be for further use as a floating restaurant


Above photo courtesy of Ian Glendenning

Above photo dated 02/12/1967 is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo courtesy of David Ambrose

Above photo courtesy of Hilton Davis

Above photo courtesy of Hilton Davis