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Bewick

The entrance to the river and its winding shape means that most ships entering and leaving must have a pilot aboard.
Two main boats - Bewick and Collingwood do this task - This is Bewick

Collingwood

Collingwood - Latest Tyne Pilot cutter - July 2008

Cambois

Cambois  (from Blyth) helping out

Norman Foster

 Norman Forster which was replaced by Collingwood