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Name: AUDREY
Type: Ferry
Launched: 01/05/1897
Completed: 1897
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 670
Dimensions: 203grt, 90nrt, 126.0 x 21.1 x 8.0ft
Engines: CD2cyl (17 & 34 x 42ins), 60rhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106616
History:
08/1898 Tyne General Ferry Co, Newcastle; registered at Newcastle
1909 City of Cork Steam Packet Co Ltd (Richard H Good, manager), Cork
1911 Registered at Cork
1913 Cork Blackrock & Passage Railway Co
1914 Capt S J Shippick
1915 The Admiralty
07/1922 New Medway Steam Packet Co Ltd
1929 Broken up
Comments: 1914: For service between Bournemouth, Swannage & Poole
1915: For use as a ferry between Chatham & Kingsnorth
1922: Ferry from Rochester to Southend, Herne Bay, Margate & Ramsgate
1929: Broken up by TW Ward at Grays, Essex


Above: Entering the Tyne, photo copyright of Newcastle City Libraries

Above photo courtesy of Simplon Post Cards

Above photo courtesy of Simplon Post Cards

Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 03/05/1897