This picture taken in 2005 from Hebburn shows the extent of the river frontage
of the Swan Hunter shipyards.
RFA Lyme Bay (in dock) and RFA Largs Bay (afloat) were the last ships to depart the yard in July 2006
RFA Lyme Bay in dock - the last ship to be built at Swan Hunter's yard
RFA Lyme Bay on the floating dry-dock
Both ships on the river
RFA Largs Bay - returning from sea trials