TYNE BUILT SHIPS
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Above: Select the required shipbuilder by using initial letter of the surname eg: Armstrong, Palmer or Readhead.


Shipbuilders beginning with the letter R:


Name Shipbuilder's Name Town or District Dates Ships
Ravenhill Miller, Ravenhill & Salkeld Low Walker 1851 - 1855 7
Readhead John Readhead - All yards & dates South Shields 1872 - 1968 532
Readhead John Readhead & Co, Lawe Yard South Shields 1872 - 1881 83
Readhead John Readhead & Co, West Yard South Shields 1881 - 1888 58
Readhead J Readhead & Sons, West Yard South Shields 1888 - 1908 175
Readhead J Readhead & Sons Ltd, West Yard South Shields 1909 - 1968 216
Readhead J Readhead & Sons Ltd, Government Series South Shields 1915 - 1920 13
Readhead Readhead, Softley & Co South Shields 1865 - 1872 88
Reay William Reay, Walker Quay Walker 1831 - 1842 29
Rennison Rennison & Sharpe Heworth Shore 1826 - 1826 2
Rennoldson Charles Rennoldson South Shields 1914 - 1924 49
Rennoldson JP Rennoldson & Sons North Shields 1866 - 1870 14
Rennoldson JP Rennoldson & Sons South Shields 1872 - 1929 223
Renwick Renwick & Dalgliesh Hebburn 1918 - 1931 0
Richardson Richardson & Co Newcastle 1875 - 1875 1
Richardson John Wigham Richardson Ltd Low Walker 1861 - 1903 316
River Tyne C River Tyne Commissioners Howdon 1857 - 1863 15
Robson Edward Robson South Shields 1832 - 1833 3
Robson Edward Robson North Shields 1833 - 1834 2
Robson Jonathan Robson Blackwall 1857 - 1857 14
Robson Jonathan Robson Newcastle 1852 - 1852 1
Robson William Robson South Shore 1823 - 1823 1
Robson William Robson & George Gray South Shore 1815 - 1830 10
Rogerson John Rogerson & Co St Peter's 1859 - 1865 21
Rowe William Rowe St Peter's 1756 - 1810 18
Ryton Ryton Marine Ltd Wallsend 1972 - 1974 4
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