TYNE BUILT SHIPS
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Above: Select the required shipbuilder by using initial letter of the surname eg: Armstrong, Palmer or Readhead.
KEY BELOW: D / H / P (D means basic dimensions are shown; H means a history is given; P means one or more photographs are available)


Shipbuilder: Straker & Barras, South Shields (1821 - 1826)

Shipbuilder: Straker & Co, Various locations (1827 - 1840)

Shipbuilder: Straker & Love, Howdon Dock (1840 - 1846)

19/09/1818

Strakers & Co, South Shields - The partnership of J Hunter, George Straker, Joseph Straker & William Wallis, trading as Straker & Co, was amicably dissolved.
31/10/1818High Dock - Strakers & Co business is resumed. George Straker & George Barrass form partnership Straker & Barrass.

Year Ship Name D / H / P Builder
1821 Mary & Ann Straker & Barras, South Shields
1822 Argonaut Straker & Barras, South Shields
1823 Ann D / H Straker & Barras, South Shields
1823 Newcastle Straker & Barras, South Shields
1824 Chase Straker & Barras, South Shields
1824 Gateshead Straker & Barras, South Shields
1825 Achilles D / H Straker & Barras, South Shields
1825 George & William Straker & Barron, South Shields
1825 Horta Straker & Barras, South Shields
1825 Isabella Sarah Straker & Barras, South Shields
1826 Elizabeth Straker & Barras, South Shields
1827 Esk George Straker & Co, South Shields
1827 Miner Straker & Edwards, South Shields
1829 Isabella George Straker & Co, South Shields
1829 Satisfaction George Straker & Co, South Shields
1830 Brothericks D / H George Straker, South Shields
1834 Augustus Straker & Co, Jarrow
1834 British King D / H Straker & Co, Jarrow
1834 Bryan Abbs D / H Straker & Co, Jarrow
1839 Edward & Mary Straker & Pearson, North Shields
1840 Mary & Dorothy Straker & Pearson, Howdon
1840 Prince Albert Straker & Dobson, Howdon
1840 Thomas & Mary Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1841 Echo Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1841 Bordeaux D / H Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1841 Leda Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1841 Pulla D / H Straker & Love, North Shields
1841 Redwing Straker & Love, South Shields
1841 Robert & Ann Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1841 Sans Pareille Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1842 Agnes Lea D / H Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1842 British Hero D / H Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1842 Lady Sale Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1842 Marys Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1842 Pilgrim Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1843 Jane & William Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1844 Cygnet Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1844 Gem Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1844 Merlin Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1844 Rhine Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
1846 Stork Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
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