DOVER (British Railways)
Entered service as Dover in 1965 having been built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson. In 1978 she was renamed Earl Siward but was sold in 1981 to Sol Ferries of Cyprus and renamed Sol Express. Just 2 years later she was laid up at Limassol until sale in 1986 She was towed to Newcastle and converted into floating restaurant/night club Tuxedo Royale. In 1999 she was moved to Middlesbrough as a floating casino and closed in 2006. In 2011 she started to sink at her moorings due to the actions of vandals.
postcard by Elgate, no.ET.4383,
5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm (approx)
our ref: SRZ268