Ferries Across the Humber

Ferries Across the Humber

The Story of the Humber Ferries and the Last Coal-Burning Paddle Steamers in Regular Service in Britain

Hardback176pp Illustrated276x217mm

9781783831029     Product Code: 511132

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Before a bridge was built across the Humber in 1981, ferries had provided the link between East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Drawing on archive photographs, ephemera and personal accounts, this illustrated story of the services that plied the waters focuses on the paddle steamers that operated on the river from 1814 up until the 1970s, and in particular on the last vessels in service, Tattershall Castle, Lincoln Castle and Wingfield Castle.

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