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Vessels are listed by their names at completion only. For other name changes use the general search facility on the HOME page.
KEY: D / H / P - D means basic dimensions are shown; H means a history is given; P means one or more photographs included.
(TT) indicates that the link will open up in a new window belonging to our sister web site Tyne Tugs

Ships built in the year 1840

Ship Name Year Builder D / H / P
Ark 1840 Thomas Barker, South Shields D / H
Mercury 1840 A Bell, North Shields
Sun 1840 A Bell, North Shields
Water Witch (TT) 1840 D Bider, East Jarrow D / H
Elizabeth & Ann 1840 Luke Blumer, South Shields D / H
Wave 1840 Luke Blumer, South Shields D / H
Conquest (TT) 1840 W Cooper & J Gardner, North Shields D / H
Perthshire (TT) 1840 W Cooper & J Gardner, North Shields D / H
Tigress (TT) 1840 W Cooper & J Gardner, North Shields D / H
Ellen 1840 William Cunningham, St Lawrence
Fairy 1840 William Cunningham, St Lawrence
Pandora 1840 William Cunningham, St Lawrence
Fiddler (TT) 1840 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Caroline 1840 James Edwards, South Shields
Lydford 1840 James Edwards, South Shields
Prince Albert (TT) 1840 Thomas Ellis, North Shields D / H
Queen (TT) 1840 Thomas Ellis, North Shields D / H
Jane 1840 David Gaddy, Thomas Brown & Lewis Lamb, Gateshead
British Queen (TT) 1840 Gateshead (unspecified builder) D / H
Belvidere 1840 Robert Gray, South Shore, Gateshead
Darling 1840 Robert Gray, South Shore, Gateshead
Cleveland 1840 George Hall, Thomas Hills & Robert Fulton, Newcastle
Margaret & Jane 1840 Robert Harrison, North Shore, Newcastle
Harbottle Castle 1840 A & R Hopper, North Shore, Newcastle D / H
Ann & Sophia 1840 Edward Jobling, Howdon
Candahar 1840 McLeod & Co, South Shields
Samson (TT) 1840 M Melvill, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Thomas Metcalf 1840 Thomas Metcalfe & Son, Jarrow D / H
Robert Ingham 1840 Thomas Metcalfe & Son, South Shields D / H
Sisters 1840 Thomas Metcalfe, Jarrow D / H
Anne Metcalf 1840 Thomas Mitcalfe, Jarrow D / H
Commodore (TT) 1840 Newcastle (unspecified builder) D / H
British Dominion (TT) 1840 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Colchester (TT) 1840 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Freedom (TT) 1840 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Emerys 1840 Robert Hutt Potts, South Shields
Rambler 1840 William Potts, South Shields
Ada 1840 William Reay, Walker D / H
Agnes Emily 1840 William Reay, Walker D / H
Jannet Muir 1840 William Reay, Walker
Princess 1840 William Reay, Walker
Siam 1840 William Reay, Walker
Thomas Bell 1840 William Reay, Walker
Tigress 1840 William Reay, Walker
Victoria 1840 William Reay, Walker
Violet 1840 William Reay, Walker
Water Nymph 1840 William Reay, Walker D / H
Edward Bilton 1840 George Shotton, Bill Quay
Bucephalus 1840 T & W Smith, St Peter's, Newcastle
Cowslip 1840 Thompson Smith, Willington Quay
William 1840 Thompson Smith, Willington Quay
Stork 1840 T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore, North Shields
Rapid (TT) 1840 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Samson (TT) 1840 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Victory (TT) 1840 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Earl Leicester 1840 J Stephenson, St Anthony's, Newcastle
Sisters 1840 J Stephenson, St Anthony's, Newcastle
Prince Albert 1840 Straker & Dobson, Howdon
Thomas & Mary 1840 Straker & Love, Howdon Dock
Mary & Dorothy 1840 Straker & Pearson, Howdon
Georgia 1840 Robert Trotter, Bill Quay
Waren Packet 1840 Joseph Wrightson Wilkinson, St Anthonys
Mary 1840 John Winlo, Howdon
Sylph 1840 John Winlo, Howdon
Duke of Sussex (TT) 1840 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Seahorse (TT) 1840 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
United Kingdom (TT) 1840 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Gratitude 1840 James Young & Co, South Shields
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