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Northern Belle - Somewhere Under The Rainbow

Photographs  John H. Luxton 2011

Tamar Cruising's NORTHERN BELLE is seen on a crossing from Plymouth - Admiral's Hard to Cremyll on October 26, 2011 passing beneath a rainbow forming after a heavy downpour. NORTHERN BELLE was built in 1929 for Mount Edgcumbe Estate to operate the ferry service as the ARMADILLO. She was chartered and later sold to the Millbrook Steamboat and Trading Company in the 1940s. Converted from steam to diesel propulsion in 1945 she was renamed NORTHERN BELLE. On the demise of the Millbrook Steamboat Company she passed to the ownership of Tamar Cruising - the present operators of the Cremyll Ferry.
 

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