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Friday, 22 October 2021

The Collier John Bowes

On a visit to South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, I discovered a model of the iron steam collier John Bowes, built in 1852 at Palmers shipyard in Jarrow:
The model of the John Bowes 
(South Shields Museum & Art Gallery)
The caption to the model
Why the John Bowes was successful, & paved the way for future developments
The SS John Bowes later in its career
(from Tyne Built Ships web)

Also see this blog for 22 June 2020, Jarrow from Victorian times to the 1936 Crusade 

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