These are the skilled foyboat
men, who provide an essential service to shipping.
On the river by the Swing Bridge can be seen a tugboat and a foyboat
bustling about their business.
The Tees Licensed Foyboatmen Association spent almost pounds 100,000 on a larger, more powerful foyboat
to carry out mooring duties at Teesport.
The recordings include individuals talking about their lives in the merchant navy, and working on colliers, tugs and Tyne foyboats
(used to help larger vessels moor) and as river pilots and in shipyards.
A ship on the Tyne with cobles and foyboats
Might we expect that the working boats to be included will be Cobles, Foyboats
, Pilots, Lifeboats, Trawlers, Seiners etc.