TYNE BUILT SHIPS
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Above photo of Harrison's Yard was taken in 1966 and is copyright of Malcolm Donnelly

Shipbuilder: RB Harrison & Sons, Bill Quay (1899 - 1918)

Shipbuilder: RB Harrison & Sons Ltd, Bill Quay (1918 - 1993)

Yd No Year Ship Name D / H / P
2 1903 Walter D / H
4 1903 Mason D / H
1 1921 Fernside D / H / P
2 1921 Moorside D / H / P
1939 Elswick No 2 D / H / P
1960 Border Star D / H / P