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Above: Dunston Staiths in about 1934. Photo courtesy of John Bage

Above: The Swing Bridge with a tug and long line of barges approaching. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

A close-up of the tug, lowering her funnel to pass under the bridge. Redhead's tug THAMES maybe. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: The Swing Bridge open for MONKSGARTH to pass through heading downstream. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: The bridges at Newcastle with two Tyne General Ferries on the Gateshead side. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: View down river from Bill Quay towards Wallsend about 1905. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: Thought to be after the launch of WAR BEGUM in 1919. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: Wartime launch 1939-40. Photo courtesy of Dave Wilkinson

Above: The ferry WALLSEND at the Wallsend landing stage. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: The ferry HEBBURN at the Wallsend landing stage. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: WEARMOUTH tows the TITAN II past five Battle Class destroyers under construction in 1944. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: Northumberland Dock. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: Northumberland Dock & Riverside, taken at the same time as above photo. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: LNER's Tyne Dock. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: View from above Brigham & Cowans looking upriver. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: North Shields looking towards Brigham & Cowans at South Shields. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: The Direct Ferry over to Wapping Street, South Shields. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: North Shields looking towards the Low Lights. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: North Shields Fish Quay. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: The North Pier at Tynemouth. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above: South Shields Pier in 1908. Photo courtesy of Kevin Blair