Lower Thames and Medway Passenger Boat Company
|Lower Thames and Medway Passenger Boat Company|
|London River Services|
Princess Pocahontas at Gravesend Pier
|Locale||River Thames, London, UK|
|Piers served||Gravesend Pier, Tilbury Pier|
|Transit type||Leisure/tourist cruises|
|No. of lines||1|
|No. of terminals||2|
|Operator||Lower Thames and Medway Passenger Boat Company|
|Other operators and services|
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Lower Thames and Medway Passenger Boat Company is a river boat company which provides cruises on the River Thames in Gravesend and London, UK. Bateaux London cruises operate on the Thames under licence from London River Services, part of Transport for London.
The Lower Thames and Medway Passenger Boat Company operates the Gravesend - Tilbury Ferry and also provides cruises on the River Thames. Princess Pocahontas cruises begin at Gravesend and head west past Tilbury Docks, under the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at Dartford and through the Thames Barrier, calling at Greenwich Pier. Passengers may remain on board for an optional "stay-aboard" cruise along the Thames, which returns to Greenwich.
The company owns a 110-foot (34 m)-long, double-decker leisure boat, MV Princess Pocahontas with seating for 134 passengers. It is named after the Native American Princess Pocahontas who is buried at Gravesend, and it is operated by Freemen of the River Thames. They also own the passenger boat Duchess M which operates the ferry service between Gravesend and Tilbury.
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