Southern Region

MV Shanklin – Past and Present

MV Shanklin – Past and Present

MV Prince Ivanhoe Ex Shanklin Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1951 at Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton, Scotland (Yard No 1452) for The British Transport Commission (Southern Region)…
MV Brading – Past and Present

MV Brading – Past and Present

MV Brading Brading © Ted Ingham Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1948 at Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton, Scotland (Yard No 1412) as a TM Ferry/General Cargo vessel.…
MV Southsea – Past and Present

MV Southsea – Past and Present

MV Southsea Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1948 at Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton, Scotland (Yard No 1411) As a TM Ferry/General Cargo vessel. Technical Data Length: 61.04 m…
MV Darlington – Cargo from the Past

MV Darlington – Cargo from the Past

MV Ekaterini Ex Petro P, Abadan, Gulf Sky, Darlington © Charlie Hill Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 1958 by James Lamont & Co Ltd., Port Glasgow (Yard No.…
MV Suffolk Ferry – Past and Present

MV Suffolk Ferry – Past and Present

MV Suffolk Ferry - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1947 at John Brown & Co., (Clydebank) Ltd (Yard No 638) for The British Transport Commission (L.N.E.R. Harwich) as…
PMV Farringford – Past and Present

PMV Farringford – Past and Present

PMV Farringford - Steel double ended diesel-electric paddle vessel built in 1947 at Wm Denny & Bros Ltd., Dumbarton (Yard No. 1402) for British Railways Board, London, England as a…
MV Fishbourne (II) – Past and Present

MV Fishbourne (II) – Past and Present

MV Kibris I, ex Fishbourne (II) - Steel twin Voith Schneider double ended vessel built in 1961 at Philip & Son Ltd., Dartmouth (Yard Number. 1318) for British Railways Board,…
MV Camber Queen – Past and Present

MV Camber Queen – Past and Present

MV Mira Troia, ex Camber Queen - Steel twin Voith Schneider double ended vessel built in 1961 at Philip & Son Ltd., Dartmouth (Yard Number. 1319) for British Railways Board,…
TS St Helier – Past and Present

TS St Helier – Past and Present

TS St Helier, ex HMS St Helier, St Helier - Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1925 by John Brown & Company Ltd., Clydebank (Yard No. 510), for the…
The Dover Train Ferry Dock 1936-1988

The Dover Train Ferry Dock 1936-1988

In 1933 Southern Railway undertook to order three new train ferries and to construct a train ferry dock at Dover. It was agreed that a site, lying between the South Pier…
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