MV Tern

MV Tern

The Tern has two levels and at full capacity can hold 350 passengers.

The M.V Tern was built by Forrest & Son, Wyvenhoe, Essex in 1891, as a steam-powered yacht. This was converted to diesel power In 1956. The Tern is 145ft in length and weighs 121 tonnes. On board, it is manned by a crew of 4 and can reach a speed of 10 knots with its 2 x 6 cylinder Cummins diesel engines, 2 x auxiliary generators and bow thruster.

The ship is also wheelchair accessible.

Passenger facilities include:

  • Refreshment bar and licensed bar
  • Two heated inner saloons - one at the front of the vessel and one at the rear
  • Promenade outside deck with lots of seating
  • Toilets
  • All facilities except toilets and the licensed bar are wheelchair accessible on this boat

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