Part of the Acorn Archive

Hearts of Oak


Coaling Depot Ships

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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


Raymond Forward