A.B.GOWAN

A.B.GOWAN

Postby northeast » Tue May 22, 2012 7:09 am

A splendidly nostalgic view of the Tyne and one of the Jarrow to Howdon ferries at the Jarrow stage.
1921, 181grt
Amble Shipbuilding Co. (27) for the Tyne Improvement Commissioners
Broken up at Dunston on Tyne in 10/1967
ABGOWAN1921.jpg
Cheers, George
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Re: A.B.GOWAN

Postby eggnog » Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:45 pm

Thanks for posting that. Nostalgia aside, When we used the ferry, I was but a bit of a lad stuck in the back seat of dad's Austin, but I had until today been convinced that she was the A.B.Cowan rather than Gowan. You live and learn! There's a high-resolution copy of your same photo here:

http://www.dunn247.co.uk/page%20324/Page%20324%20001.jpg

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Re: A.B.GOWAN

Postby northeast » Wed Jul 04, 2012 4:11 pm

Good to hear from you eggnog (a fine user name :) ), oodles of nostalgia here on NEM.
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