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Shipbuilder: Richard Bulmer, South Shields (1885 - 1844)

09/04/1785

Partnership of Richard Bulmer & John Henzell carried on a Middle Dock, Holborn, South Shields was amicably dissolved. Business to be continued in the name of Richard Bulmer only.
05/09/1812 Commission of Bankruptcy awarded against Richard & Joseph Bulmer, Shipbuilders and Co-Partners.
16/01/1813




For sale by Private contract, the Middle Dock, South Shields and also the ships. "All those two large and commodious, valuable double docks with extensive building yards, quays & ground, steam engine, engine sheds, warehouses, blacksmiths' shops, dock house, with several tenements, a public house and offices & dwelling houses, with all suitable conveniences belonging". "Further particulars will be made known on application at the Countinghouse of Messrs R & J Bulmer, at the Middle Dock in South Shields"
21/10/1817 Mr Richard Bulmer, shipbuilder of South Shields, died suddenly after a long illness, aged 59 years.
08/09/1821 Middle docks for sale again. Contact the assignees of R & J Bulmer.

Yd No Year Ship Name D / H / P
1798 Brothers D / H
1800 Union
1802 Ann D / H
1806 Aid D / H
1808 Mars
1809 Juno
1813 Briton D / H
1813 Prince of Orange
1816 Lord Sidmouth
1817 Asia D / H
1819 Tiber
1843 Pursuit (TT) D / H
1844 Lion (TT) D / H
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