Boat named after Sir Bobby Robson

A new dredger on the River Tyne has been named the Sir Bobby Robson. Sir Bobby's widow Lady Elsie carried out the naming ceremony in South Shields. The £1m vessel will help keep the bed of the river clear and make sure that the biggest cargo ships in the world can continue to use the port.


Boat named in Sir Bobby's honour

The Port of Tyne will officially name and launch a new workboat the 'Sir Bobby Robson'.