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Photographed on 21 June 2009, returning to Ambleside M.V.TERN
The M.V Tern was built by Forrest and Son, Wivenhoe, Essex in 1891, as a steam-powered yacht. This was converted to diesel power In 1956. The Tern is 145ft in length and 121 GT. On board, it is manned by a crew of 4 and can reach a speed

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'yacht' something of a courtesy title. Built as passenger vessel (cert for 600) for Furness Railway Co. History here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SY_Tern
 

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