Nostalgia: Merrimac paddle tug

The Merrimac paddle tug is pictured in Scarborough's South Bay packed with tourists heading out for an excursion.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 24th November 2016, 10:00 am
Updated Friday, 25th November 2016, 8:34 am

The tug was built in North Shields in 1883 and spent some time working on the River Tyne.

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Paddle steamers and tugs often came to Scarborough during the summer season.

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