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South Coast of England

Herbert Jennings

Herbert Jennings of Budleigh Salterton, Devon, made an imaginative but ultimately doomed attempt to revive excursions first on the Sussex Coast in 1960 and then at Bournemouth in 1961, attempting to fill the gaps left by retrenchment by the Campbell and Cosens companies at each station. He purchased the small paddler Freshwater from British Rail's Lymington-Yarmouth ferry, renaming her Sussex Queen and then Swanage Queen in recognition of the markets he was attempting to conquer.

Swanage Queen (ex - Sussex Queen)
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