NS5168 : Clyde Link ferry leaving the Renfrew terminal

taken 8 years ago, near to Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Great Britain

Clyde Link ferry leaving the Renfrew terminal
Clyde Link ferry leaving the Renfrew terminal
With the BAE Systems Scotstoun shipyard further upstream on the other side. Now operated by ClydeLink, without subsidy - LinkExternal link
Renfrew Ferry

Renfrew is one of the oldest surviving ferry crossings in the UK and has seen three different vessel types in my lifetime.

1. The chainlink vessels that ran until 1984 NS5168 : Last day of the old Renfrew ferry.

2. The "landing craft" style which operated from 1984 until 2010 and which could carry an emergency vehicle at a push NS5168 : Renfrew Ferry.

3. The present day replacement which can carry 12 passengers and no vehicles. I suppose it is better than nothing NS5168 : Silvers Marine - The new Renfrew Ferry as of April 2010..

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 2 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Communications  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Renfrewshire  Renfrew 
River (from Tags)
Clyde 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5109 6844 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:53.1606N 4:22.9419W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5101 6845
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Renfrew-Yoker Ferry  Ferry 

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