Saturday, 30 July 2011

The St. Oswald

The St Oswald is a fishery Protection Vessel operated by the  Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA)  . It is seen here entering the River Tyne yesterday.

The St Oswald was built at Hepworths Boatyard on the Humber in 2001. The vessel is 21 metres in length with a 6 metre beam and is powered by twin 500kw Caterpillar engines.