Image Courtesy of Colyn Thomas
An early Cremyll Ferry Guiding Star - Seen here taking scouts to the World Jamboree at Mount Edgcumbe Park in 1936. It worked continuously for many days at that time ferrying the youngsters from Stonehouse to Cremyll and back again.with passengers aboard. It was one of Jack Worth’s fleet of diesel driven open boats which operated from Millbrook. Southern Star and Endeavour being the others. These boats were used extensively in the 1930’s and 40’s for river trips and ferrying dockyards men too and from work at Devonport Dockyard.Board of trade regulations of the day demanded that the vessels carrying 100 persons or more must include toilet facilities on board. To obviate this requirement Jack promptly had his boats specifically built to carry 99 persons
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