16th May 1949 Lorna Doone

Queen of Thanet alongside Margate Pier 1948.

On Monday 16th May 1949 Red Funnel's newly acquired Lorna Doone made her inaugural cruise from Bournemouth Pier with a party of distinguished guests entertained to lunch aboard including senior representatives from both Red Funnel and Cosens plus a bevy of local worthies.

For more details check out Kingswear Castle's May 'Pictures of the Month' here.