Ryde Road ferry





Ryde Road ferry

Type :
unknown
Launched  :
1800
Builder :
unknown
unknown
Gross weight :
unknown
Dimensions :
unknown
Passenger capacity :
unknown
Speed :
unknown

The Ryde Road ferry was the first permanent river crossing in the colony. It was a rope operated pulling boat and was at the position of the present day Ryde road bridge. The service survived in one form or another (ultimately as a vehicular punt) until 1935.


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