Tuxedo Royale continuing to lie in the Port of Tees, officially on Lay By at Able Central Quay, Middlesbrough, North East England, 17th February 2010.
Formerly a 'Floating Night Club' on both the Tyne and the Tees and is my memory is correct she was also on the Clyde at Glasgow?
She was built as the Ferry DOVER.
1977-00 Earl Siward
1981-00 Sol Express
1993-06 TUXEDO ROYALE
Flag United Kingdom
Port of Registry Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Owner/Operator: Cinderella's Rockerfella's - Gateshead
Built: 1965-06 Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. - Wallsend Yard/hull No.: 2013
Hull Material:Steel; Hull Connections:Riveted/welded; Decks:2 dks, 3rd dk except in mchy. space
Alterations & Conversions : Converted from: Ferry (Passenger/Vehicle)-198900
Length Overall 112.480
Length (BP) 105.620
Length (Reg) 106.900
Breadth Extreme 16.790
Breadth Moulded 16.770
Formula Deadweight 8,226
2 turbo electric steam turb. double reduction geared to screw shafts driving 2 FP propellers
Total Power: Mcr 8,826kW (12,000hp)
Service Speed: 19.50kts
Design: Parsons, Engine Builder: Wallsend Slipway Engineers Ltd. - Wallsend
2 x Unknown, Mcr: 4413 kW (6000 hp) at 0 rpm
Thrusters: 1 Thwart. CP thruster (f)