Jacobite Queen

Excursion built 1949 by Hawthorn, Leslie & Co, Hebburn

Designated ensign Designated house flag

391

Registered


Passenger Vessel

Excursion


Excursion

Inverness


Commercial use

Commercial trade


Yes

Yes


23/05/1996

07/04/2009


Web site

www.jacobite.co.uk

Propulsion

Engine

Diesel


1963

None


None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

18.10 feet (5.52 metres)


75.00 feet (22.88 metres)

7.00 feet (2.13 metres)


122.00


History

Built in 1949 by Hawthorn, Leslie at Hebburn-on-Tyne, JACOBITE QUEEN is a passenger vessel with a capacity for 159 passengers. She has a 150 bhp Gardner diesel 6L3B engine.

Her career is recorded as follows: between 1949-1963, she operated as a passenger ferry across the River Tyne for the Mid Tyne Ferry Co., and re-named TYNE QUEEN in late 1953. Between 1963-1987, she continued operating the same ferry route but for the Swan Hunter Shipyard 3. From 1987 to date she has been operating as a day passenger vessel based at Inverness and cruising to Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal.

Previous names

  1. 1949 – 1963Mid Tyne Ferry No.3
  2. 1963 – 1987Tyne Queen

Bibliography

  1. 1995 Trip Out 1995/6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British Isles - Hamer, Geoffrey
If you are the owner of the vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

landing strake:

the strake between the binding strake and the top strake