ST3186 : Moorings on the River Usk [1]

taken 7 years ago, near to Maes-Glas, Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

Moorings on the River Usk [1]
Moorings on the River Usk [1]
Near to the Transporter Bridge. The City Bridge and the MV Balmoral LinkExternal link are in the distance.
Motor Vessel Balmoral
The Balmoral was built in 1949 and initially operated as a ferry carrying up to 10 cars on the Southampton to Cowes crossing.
In the late 1960s she became part of P&A Campbell's White Funnel Fleet based in the Bristol Channel.
Since 1986, owned by the Waverley Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, she continues to operate excursions in the Bristol Channel and other UK coastal areas.
The Balmoral is on the Register of British Historic Ships.
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Usk 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3175 8633 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.3014N 2:59.1703W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3169 8627
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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