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This_Way_For_Spurn_Solway_Paddle_Steamer_Grimsby

Title: This Way For Spurn; the 'Solway' Provides Excursions from Grimsby
Author: Unknown
Date: A February 2019 scan of an original c1905 real photographic postcard
Comments:

The iron paddle steamer 'Solway' was built by Ramage & Ferguson of Leith in 1886. Her first port of register was Carlisle. She was Grimsby registered from 1897 and was used for Humber excursions to Spurn Head etc.

In the 1920s, the 'Solway' was working out of Jarrow and was sold for breaking up in 1931.

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