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Shipbuilder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd, Willington Quay (1929 - 1931)

Armstrong Whitworth purchased the Willington Quay yard in 1928 to complete a few ships and then the yard was closed in 1933

Above plan shows a section from the Ordnance Survey map for 1897

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KEY BELOW: D - Dimensions; H - History; P - Photographs
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Yd No Year Ship Name D / H / P
1045 1929 Sir William Hoy (TT) D / H / P
1047 1929 Warden D / H / P
1054 1929 Kitty Taylor D / H / P
1055 1930 Jo Taylor D / H
1064 1930 Nina Borthen D / H / P
1070 1931 C W S Progress D / H / P