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Shipbuilder: John Softley & Co, South Shields (1873 - 1875)

Shipbuilder: Softley Bros, North Shields (1876 - 1876)

Shipbuilder: John Softley & Sons, North Shields (1877 - 1878)

Shipbuilder: John Softley & Sons, South Shields (1878 - 1880)

Yd No Year Ship Name D / H / P
88 1873 Chatsworth D / H
89 1872 Eclair D / H
1873 Ruby D / H
1873 Magdalena Vicenta D / H
90 1873 Cerdic D / H
91 1873 Amble D / H
92 1873 Amelia D / H
93 1873 Kynance D / H
95 1873 Greta D / H
96 1873 W H Atkinson D / H
97 1873 Louis David D / H
1874 Admiral (TT) D / H / P
1874 Cruiser (TT) D / H / P
1874 Goole No 1 (TT) D / H / P
100 1874 Burmese D / H
101 1874 Sandringham D / H
1874 Welfare D / H
107 1874 Dante D / H
108 1874 Ferdinand van der Taelen D / H
109 1874 Capulet D / H
110 1874 Ravenstondale D / H
111 1875 Mizpah D / H
113 1874 Commercial D / H
115 1875 Langshaw D / H
1876 Alexandra (TT) D / H / P
1876 Criterion (TT) D / H / P
1876 Flying Spray (TT) D / H / P
1876 Wanderer (TT) D / H
1877 Bangkok (TT) D / H / P
124 1877 Lizzie & Annie D / H
1877 Seagull (TT) D / H / P
1878 Albatross (TT) D / H / P
1878 Mentor (TT) D / H
1878 Premier (TT) D / H
1879 Hanlan (TT) D / H
1879 Silach (TT) D / H
1879 South Shields
1879 Stella (TT) D / H / P
1879 Unknown
1880 Colchester
1880 Gamecock (TT) D / H
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