ST3186 : MV Balmoral on the River Usk [1]

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

MV Balmoral on the River Usk [1]
MV Balmoral on the River Usk [1]
The Balmoral has come upriver and is turning before berthing.
Newport City Bridge is in the background.
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
Monday, 22 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Usk 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3199 8644 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.3625N 2:58.9638W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3169 8627
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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