Launch of the Essex Ferry, 1955

Launch of the Essex Ferry, 1955

Title: Launch of the Essex Ferry, 1955

Date: 1955-10-24

Place: Essex, England

Description: The launch of the Essex Ferry, 24 October 1955. This ferry, built at Clydebank by John Brown and Co, was used to carry railway freight trains across the North Sea, between Harwich and Zeebrugge. It could carry 38 wagons on four tracks on the decks, and also had accommodation for 12 first class passengers.

Our reference: 1995-7233_LIVST_MF_117

Collection: Liverpool Street photos

Background: BR Warflat