Tales from the Tyne

Tales from the Tyne
Library Shelf Location 11.NEWC
Publication Date 2006
Description Tales from the Tyne features true stories from the days when the Tyne was one of Britain's busiest ports at the heart of the great North-East coalfield. Highlighting the river's fascinating shipping history, the book includes chapters on the passenger steamers which linked Newcastle with London, the hard-working tugs, the floating hospital for fever patients and the ever-busy staiths where collier ships loaded a seemingly endless stream of "black diamonds". Includes many personal accounts of life and work on the Tyne.
ISBN 9781857951585
Quantity 1
Pages 84
Authors Ken Smith, Dick Keys
Format Paperback
Publisher Tyne Bridge Publishing
Category Local Interest (Northeast of England)
Related City/Region Newcastle upon Tyne
Language English

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