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Name: SOUTH SHIELDS
Type: Ferry
Launched: 07/1911
Completed: 09/1911
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 174
Dimensions: 244grt, 110nrt, 110.0 x 30.2 x 10.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (10.5, 17 & 28 x 20), 70nhp
Engines by: Baird Bros, North Shields
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127123
History:
1911 Tyne Improvement Commissioners; registered at North Shields
07/1968 Broken up
Comments: 07/1968: Broken up by Clayton & Davie Ltd at Dunston


As originally configured with twin ramps. Above photo courtesy of Norman Hewitt

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo copyright of Simplon Post Cards

Above photo copyright of Simplon Post Cards

Above photo dated 17/12/1967 shows SOUTH SHIELDS as back-up vessel. Photo copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo dated 05/07/1968 shows SOUTH SHIELDS laid up in Albert Edward Dock. Photo copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday 20th September 1911