Tyne and Wear HER(15129): Tynemouth, South Breakwater, Witherington - Details
Tynemouth, South Breakwater, Witherington
Tynemouth breakwater, when her tow parted on her way from Chatham to the Charlestown breakers, 1947. Built of steel in 1919 on the Isle of Wight, she was a steam-driven vessel.
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