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Ryton Marine, Davy Bank

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Ryton Marine Ltd owned three covered berths on the North bank of the Tyne at Wallsend

1970s Two of the berths were 220 feet in length and the other was 280 feet. The berths were then fitted out for shipbuilding.

The yard only made one ferry (Freda Cunningham) and then two small stern trawlers. A tug was then made for the Clyde and the last vessel was the Cowes ferry Netley Abbey for Red Funnel Steamers Ltd, Southampton in 1974.

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Sources of Information

  • British Shipbuilding Yards. 3 vols by Norman L. Middlemiss