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ST3186 :: MV Balmoral on the River Usk [4]

Taken 9 years ago by Robin Drayton near Newport/Casnewydd, Newport, Wales

MV Balmoral on the River Usk [4] by Robin Drayton
MV Balmoral on the River Usk [4]

Steaming downriver towards the Transporter Bridge.
Motor Vessel Balmoral
The Balmoral was built in 1949 and initially operated as a ferry carrying up to 10 cars on the Southampton to Cowes crossing. In the late 1960s she became part of P&A Campbell's White Funnel Fleet based in the Bristol Channel. Since 1986, owned by the Waverley Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, she continues to operate excursions in the Bristol Channel and other UK coastal areas. The Balmoral is on the Register of British Historic Ships.
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Subject Grid Square ST3186
Subject Lat/Long 51.570900,-2.985568 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Newport/Casnewydd, Newport, Wales
Photographer Robin Drayton
Taken 20110819 201108 2011 (about 9 years ago)
Submitted 2011-08-23
Snippet Motor Vessel Balmoral ·
Context Rivers, Streams, Drainage ·
Tag historic ship · river:Usk · bridge:Newport Transporter Bridge ·
Group River Usk in Newport ·
Term transporter bridge ·

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