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Name: PRIDE OF THE TYNE
Type: Passenger Ferry
Launched: 02/06/1993
Completed: 07/1993
Builder: Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd
Yard: Wallsend Yard
Yard Number: 140
Dimensions: 222grt, 100nrt, 46dwt, 25.5 x 9.0 x 1.9(draft) metres
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 4SA, 6cyl (130 x 159mm), 299bhp
Engines by: L Gardner & Sons Ltd, Manchester
Propulsion: 2 x Voith Schneider Screws
Reg Number: 722403; (IMO: 9062166)
History:
07/1993 Tyne & Wear Passenger Transport Executive, North Shields
Comments: 2014: Still in service with above owners


Above: PRIDE OF THE TYNE being placed on the launch ways 09/05/1993. Photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above: Outfitting at Neptune Yard 13/06/1993. Photo is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of Hilton Davis

Above photo is copyright of Hilton Davis

Above photo, dated 03/05/1996, is copyright of Michael Green

Above photo, dated 29/03/2018, is copyright of Kevin Blair