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DLongly



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Registered: May 2011
Location: Blackhall, Co Durham, UK
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Built 1934 by Wm Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool

556 Gross Tons

Preserved at Museum of Hartlepool
· Date: Sat, 17 August 19 · Views: 216
· Filesize: 51.3kb, 99.8kb · Dimensions: 671 x 900 ·
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Keywords: Wingfield Castle
Location photo was taken: On board
Date photo was taken: 10 July 2011
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eddyw
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Registered: November 2007
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Sun, 18 August 19 10:47

Unusual engine room layout on these paddle steamers. Boiler (coal fired) abaft paddle shaft; engine room forward of paddle shaft with cylinders/connecting rods (triple expansion) about-face so that when going ahead engine seemed to be 'pulling' the paddles round.
In service on Humber ferry leaving New Holland for Hull:
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