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Swan Approaches Bowness

Photographs  John H. Luxton 2014

MV SWAN was built Vickers Armstrong of Barrow 1936 for the London Midland and Scottish Railway. SWAN, as with her younger sister TEAL been extensively rebuilt over the years enhancing the passenger accommodation to make her compatible with the variable Lake District weather!

Her semi open upper deck provides a good vantage point on a grey, wet  summer day! She is also equipped with a licensed bar on the lower deck and a refreshment bar on the main deck.


SWAN heading north to Bowness Pier from Lakeside, shortly before noon on Saturday July 19, 2014
SWAN approaching Bowness on a sailing from Ambleside in the afternoon.

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