|Goodbye Tuxedo Princess|
In 1983 the former car ferry Caledonian Princess was berthed under the
Tyne bridge as Tuxedo Princess a
On 28th July 2008, towed by the tug Pantodynamos, she left the river in thick fog bound for Greece, where she was to be restored as a nightclub. By August 2009 no work had taken place and she was scrapped. The sister ship Tuxedo Royale replaced her at Newcastle for a time, before moving to Middleborough for restoration, but was damaged beyond repair by a fire. She was scrapped in 2018.