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.

The Bruce
The Four Ferries

In 1934 when the first two ferries were launched there was talk of a road bridge being built. The cost however was prohibitive as it was thought to be in the region of £3 to £5 million. The bridge was of course built 30 years later (1964) at a cost of £11.5 million. The replacement bridge, the Queensferry Crossing opened in 2017 and cost 1.35 billion.

The ferries were launched on the following dates:-
Newspaper articles regarding the launch of each ferry can be found here:-
NewspaperQueen Margaret
NewspaperRobert The Bruce
NewspaperSir William Wallace
NewspaperMary Queen Of Scots

Further details of the launch of the Sir William Wallace can be found in this article:-