Yard No. 661
mv NORFOLK FERRY

built by John Brown Clydebank in 1951

(NORFOLK FERRY)

mv NORFOLK FERRY

Yard Number 661, was named NORFOLK FERRY when launched on Thursday, 08/03/1951 by John Brown Clydebank , for 1951-72 British Railways, London.

Her main engines were built by Shipbuilder , she was powered by Sulzer 2 oil 2SA each 6cy (480x700mm), 2480bhp, 12.25 knots. Donkey boiler supplying steam at max pressure 105lbs. Generating Plant 3 x 125kW @ 220VDC. Max Bunker Capacity 187tons diesel oil.

NORFOLK FERRY arrived for scrapping on 17/04/1983

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1951
Ship Type: Train Ferry
Tonnage: 3157grt | 1408net | 1955dwt
Length: 399ft 10
Breadth: 61ft 4
Draught: 12ft
Owner History:
1951-72 British Railways, London
1972-83 Passtruck (Spg) Co Ltd, London

Additional Information:
Previous update by Paul Strathdee
Previous update by Colin Campbell
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph
Scrapped at Vianen, Holland by Marel B.V.
Additional information from Joe McMillan Collection & Lloyds Register 1970_71.
Photo supplied by Joe McMillan Collection, shows vessel at breaker yard.