Two vessels in this photograph are unidentified, other than one is a Texaco ship.
Taken in the 60's but not sure when.
If anyone can identify these ships please let me know and I'll update the posting.
The picture was taken on the Pelaw Main side of the Tyne, looking down river in April, 1920. Looking across the Tyne, the Aquitania can be seen tied up at the Armstrong – Whitworth Yard in Walker. An enlarged version of the picture shows that the windows of the lower bridge were actually...
HMS Newcastle proceeding stern first down Tyne at end of her visit to Newcastle. Here seen passing what was Walker Naval Yard and the hammerhead crane. This was her last visit to the Tyne as she was decommissioned soon after.
HMS Newcastle departing Spillers Quay on the Tyne stern first with tugs. She travelled downstream like this as far as Wallsend where she swung and continued to sea under her own power. This was her last visit to the Tyne as she was decommissioned soon after.