Bowness Pier, Bowness-on-Windermere

  • Description

    "Departure point for lake cruises. MV Tern is a former steamship. According to the owner's website - Tern was first launched in 1891 she was built by Forrest & Son, Wivenhoe, Essex as a steam powered yacht. Capacity now 350 passengers. Re-engined in 1956 and currently 145' long and weighs 121 tonnes. Propulsion is by 2 x 6 cylinder Cummins diesel engines good for 10 knots. At time of writing she is operated by Windermere Lake Cruises Ltd. " Photo by Chris Allen, 2017.
  • Owner

    Chris Allen
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 8 months ago
    Viewed: 516 times
    Picture Taken: 2017-09-18
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