Howdon - Jarrow Ferry (1854 - 1967)


The ferry from Howdon to Jarrow across the River Tyne ceased operating when the Tyne Tunnel was opened in 1967. There had been numerous ferries operating from Jarrow; this service carried shipyard workers and other passengers for over a century.
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031339:Jarrow Ferry Landing c 1910

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015791:Howdon Car Ferry Jarrow 1967.

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015792:HowdonCar Ferry Jarrow 1967.

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015789:Howdon Car Ferry Jarrow 1967.

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011538:Jarrow Ferry Boat Landing1937

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015801:Howden Car Ferry Jarrow 1967

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015788:Howdon Car Ferry Jarrow1967

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