Barge CS1 with tug Multratug 20 inbound to Shepherd’s
Newly built Normand Maximus inward just after dawn and one at night
Photos by Richard Athey, Kevin Blair and the night one’s mine.
Off shore supply vessel Atlantic Tonjer heading to A&P Tyne and a lifeboat from South Shields Marine Training School
Mine countermeasures vessel, M111 – HMS Blyth on visit to Newcastle
One of the three ships that have been ‘lying-off’, Zarechensk, coming in for supplies, and Offshore Supply Vessel, Greatship Manisha inward to A&P.
It doesn’t seem long since I had a drive up the river, but things have come and gone since I last did that.
New to me was the excavated Roman Bath House below what was the Ship Inn at Wallsend
Then the badly faded Mural opposite Segadunum that I had never noticed before.
The demolition of Wincomblee Workshops
But at least Dock No. 4 of Wallsend Dry Docks has found a new use; this time building ‘gravity foundations for 5 of 15 test wind turbines to be built off Blyth.
I must have mentioned the disappearance of the three rows of terrace houses between Wallsend Dry Docks and The Neptune Yard, but just in case here they are – gone.