TYNE BUILT SHIPS
A history of Tyne shipbuilders and the ships that they built

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Above: Select the required shipbuilder by using initial letter of the surname eg: Armstrong, Palmer or Readhead.

The above map is approximately 3.2 miles in width

Shipbuilders in the Walker area:

Name Shipbuilder's Name District Dates Ships
Armstrong Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Low Walker 1882 - 1897 159
Armstrong Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Low Walker 1897 - 1931 241
Armstrong Armstrong, Whitworth & Co High Walker 1916 - 1929 73
Armstrong Armstrong, Whitworth & Co (Shipbuilders) Ltd Low Walker 1942 - 1943 28
Armstrong Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd High Walker 1956 - 1965 30
Armstrong Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd High Walker 1928 - 1956 120
Coutts John Coutts Low Walker 1842 - 1848 19
Dobson William Dobson & Co Ltd Walker 1883 - 1928 226
Hepple Hepple & Landells Low Walker 1851 - 1861 21
Hepple Thomas Hepple & Son Low Walker 1862 - 1872 95
Hutton Scott Scott & Hutton Walker 1832 - 1832 1
Low Walker Low Walker (unspecified shipbuilders) Low Walker 1857 - 1870 6
Miller Miller, Ravenhill & Salkeld Low Walker 1851 - 1855 7
Mitchell Charles Mitchell & Co Low Walker 1853 - 1882 417
Ravenhill Miller, Ravenhill & Salkeld Low Walker 1851 - 1855 7
Reay William Reay, Walker Quay Walker 1831 - 1842 29
Richardson John Wigham Richardson Ltd Low Walker 1861 - 1903 316
Salkeld Miller, Ravenhill & Salkeld Low Walker 1851 - 1855 7
Scott Hutton Scott & Hutton Walker 1832 - 1832 1
Seymour Thomas Seymour Low Walker 1848 - 1852 8
Shipbuilding Shipbuilding Corporation Low Walker 1943 - 1947 28
Swan Hunter Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd Low Walker 1969 - 1986 20
Swan Hunter Swan Hunter & Tyne Shipbuilders Ltd Walker 1969 - 1980 13
Swan Hunter Swan Hunter Ltd Low Walker 1986 - 1990 1
Swan Hunter Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd Low Walker 1903 - 1963 380
Taylor Cuthbert Taylor Walker 1838 - 1839 2
Vernon John Vernon Low Walker 1854 - 1857 5
Vickers Vickers Ltd High Walker 1965 - 1968 15
Vickers Vickers-Armstrongs (Shipbuilders) Ltd High Walker 1956 - 1965 30
Vickers Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd High Walker 1928 - 1956 120
Walker Walker (unspecified shipbuilder) Walker 1818 - 1857 4
Wigham John Wigham Richardson Low Walker 1861 - 1903 316
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