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Passing Traffic at King Harry Ferry

Photographs  John H. Luxton 2008

IMO number :9364370
Name of ship :KING HARRY FERRY
Gross tonnage :500
Type of ship :Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo
Year of build :2006
Flag :United Kingdom
Status of ship :In Service

KING HARRY VII is seen on the Philliegh side of the River Fal on Easter Saturday (March 22, 2008) A strong northerly wind was blowing which resulted in the chain ferry taking a more southerly course than usual despite the tide being on the flood. In the first photograph the Penryn Rowing Club's pilot gig MORLADER is seen heading downstream. I

In the second photograph the PRIDE OF FALMOUTH formerly the British Railways Western Region and later Sealink KIngswear to Dartmouth passenger ferry ADRIAN GILBERT which now operates for K&S Cruises is seen heading upstream towards Truro.


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