Passenger ferry that was beached and broken up in Turnchapel, Plymouth
The small steam passenger ferry Lily was built in 1877 and transported people from Saltash to North Corner. In 1880 she was purchased by the Oreston and Turnchapel Company and in 1886 the Lily was renamed Swift.
The end came for the Swift in a gale in January 1962 when she sank at her moorings, she was salvaged and beached then broken up at Turnchapel.
Nothing of the passenger ferry Swift remains on the beach at Turnchapel
Last updated 03 Jan 2021
Position OS: SX 49413 53095
Position GPS: 50.358457, -4.118354
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Timber, carvel, transom stern
Steam then converted to diesel in 1954
Broken up 1962
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