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Ryde Hovercraft service (1963)

SRN2 hovercraft Appley Beach
Passengers disembarking SRN2 hovercraft at Appley Beach

In the Summer of 1963, Hovertransport (a joint Westland/Southdown Motor Services venture) used a Westland's SRN2 to run a passenger carrying service across the Solent between Southsea and Ryde coming in onto Appley Beach.

See also: Ryde  -  Hovercraft Services  -  Passenger Ferries

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