Part of the Acorn Archive
Hearts of Oak
Coaling Depot Ships
Temperley Coaling Barges
Built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson
Photographs by Tillotson & Son Ltd for The Temperley Transporter Company
A Steam Coaling Barge – twin funnel, fitted with four Temperley Transporters.
A Coaling Barge newly delivered
A closer view of the intricacies of the light and ingenious mechanism of the Temperley Transporter.
Source : Swan Hunter Collection
2007 - This collection is not yet open for public use because it has not been catalogued.
With many thanks to Colin Boyd of Tyne & Wear Archives