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)
Below: (TT) indicates that the link will open up in a new window belonging to our sister web site Tyne Tugs


Shipbuilder: Thorburn & Grant, North Shields (1848 - 1854)

Shipbuilder: Thorburn & Alman North Shields (1856 - 1856)

Shipbuilder: W Thorburn, North Shields (1857 - 1864)

Shipbuilder: W Thoburn, North Shields (1870 - 1873)

Yd No Year Ship Name D / H / P
1848 Economy (TT) D / H
1848 Tom Bowline (TT) D / H
1851 Conqueror (TT) D / H
1851 Imperial (TT) D / H
1852 Queen of Sheba (TT) D / H
1852 Robert Bruce (TT) D / H
1853 Belmont (TT) D / H
1853 Halls (TT) D / H
1853 Honor (TT) D / H
1853 Saint Clair (TT) D / H
1854 Briton (TT) D / H
1854 Fury (TT) D / H
1854 Hecla (TT) D / H
1854 Mitchells (TT) D / H
1854 Sir William Wallace (TT) D / H
1856 Red Lion (TT) D / H
1857 Blue Bonnet (TT) D / H
1857 Earl Percy (TT) D / H
1858 Life Guard (TT) D / H
1863 Friend of All Nations (TT) D / H
1864 Garibaldi (TT) D / H
1870 Good Templar D / H
1873 Brothers D / H
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