Queensferry Passage ferries on River Forth.
Ferries that operated on the River Forth.
Welcome to this web site which contains details of the ferries that operated on the Firth
of Forth on the route was called the Queensferry Passage. The ferries operated between North Queensferry and South Queensferry.
Early Crew Member
There is a small graveyard in North Queensferry, St James Chapel called "Sailers Cemetery". It dates back to when the Chapel was built in the 14th century.
One of the grave stones relates to Andrew Turnbull who was a boatman on the Queensferry Passage. Andrew died in 1874.
The inscription reads:-
In Memory Of
Andrew Turnbull Seaman
For Fifty Years a Boatman
On The Queensferry Passage
Who Died On 2nd September 1874
John His Third Son Was Drowned
26th December 1845 Aged 13 Years
Simon and James Died In Infancy
Elizabeth Moncur(?) Wife of Andrew Turnbull
Died 30th December 1882 "