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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 1855

Ship Name Year Builder D / H / P
Seaforth 1855 T Adamson & Sons, Willington Quay D / H
Margaret 1855 Bill Quay (unspecified builder)
Laura 1855 Luke Blumer Bushell, South Shields D / H
Excelsior 1855 Coutts & Parkinson, Willington Quay D / H
Queen Victoria 1855 Coutts & Parkinson, Willington Quay D / H
Sir Charles Napier 1855 Coutts & Parkinson, Willington Quay D / H
Kensington 1855 William Cunningham, St Lawrence D / H
General Pelissier (TT) 1855 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Sultan (TT) 1855 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Hotspur 1855 Gaddy & Lamb, Tyne Main, Gateshead D / H
Southern Cross 1855 Gaddy & Lamb, Tyne Main, Gateshead D / H
Tyne Dock 1855 Gateshead (unspecified builder) D / H
Ann & Jane 1855 J & J Hair, St Peter's, Newcastle
Carrs (TT) 1855 Hepple & Landells, North Shields D / H
Maid of Orleans (TT) 1855 Hepple & Landells, North Shields D / H
Wellington 1855 Laing Bros, North Shields D / H
Star 1855 A Leslie, Hebburn D / H
Tyne 1855 A Leslie, Hebburn D / H
Ural 1855 A Leslie, Hebburn D / H
Volga 1855 A Leslie, Hebburn D / H
Britannia (TT) 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Butjadingen 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Contraste 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Liffey (TT) 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Marquis (TT) 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Pelissier (TT) 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Powerful 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Propeller 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Urania 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Velocity 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields
Vigilant 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Woodcote 1855 William Marshall & Son, Mill Dam, South Shields D / H
Ravenscraig 1855 Thomas Metcalf & Son, South Shields D / H
Mary Russell Mitford 1855 Thomas Metcalfe & Sons, South Shields D / H
Albert 1855 C Mitchell & Co, Low Walker D / H
Balder 1855 C Mitchell & Co, Low Walker D / H / P
General Codrington 1855 C Mitchell & Co, Low Walker D / H
Jackal 1855 C Mitchell & Co, Low Walker D / H
Killingworth 1855 C Mitchell & Co, Low Walker D / H / P
Montagu 1855 C Mitchell & Co, Low Walker D / H
Pollux 1855 C Mitchell & Co, Low Walker D / H
Italo (TT) 1855 Newcastle (unspecified builder) D / H
Brothers (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
British Warrior (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Euclid (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Flying Childers (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Gipsy King (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Lass O'Gowrie (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pilot (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Rob Roy (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
William and John (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H / P
William and Mary (TT) 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Allies 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Black Sea 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Brenda 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Brigadier 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Dragon (TT) 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Earsdon 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Elba 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
George Hawkins 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Hutton Chaytor 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Napoleon (TT) 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Normanby 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Rosedale 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Samuel Laing 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Sardinian 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Stella 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Sylph (TT) 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Warrior 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Whitley Park 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Alma (TT) 1855 Johnathan Robson, Blackwall, Gateshead D / H
Stella (TT) 1855 Johnathan Robson, Blackwall, Gateshead D / H
Wards (TT) 1855 Johnathan Robson, Blackwall, Gateshead D / H
Allies 1855 Shields (unspecified builder)
Great Contest (TT) 1855 Shields (unspecified builder)
Robert Henry 1855 Shields (unspecified builder)
Willing Mind (TT) 1855 Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Warren Hastings 1855 T & W Smith, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Chasseur 1855 T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore, North Shields D / H
Despatch 1855 T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore, North Shields D / H
Eugenie 1855 T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore, North Shields D / H
Galicia 1855 T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore, North Shields D / H
Gitana 1855 T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore, North Shields D / H
Victoria 1855 T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore, North Shields D / H
Zouave 1855 T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore, North Shields D / H
Bull Dog (TT) 1855 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Eagle (TT) 1855 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Sultana (TT) 1855 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Vesta (TT) 1855 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
United States (TT) 1855 EJ Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H / P
Enterprise (TT) 1855 T Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Great Conquest (TT) 1855 T Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Perseverance (TT) 1855 T Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Universe (TT) 1855 T Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Amalthea 1855 Willington Quay (unspecified builder)
Beaufort (TT) 1855 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Melancthon 1855 Thomas Young & Son, South Shields
Neptune's Bride 1855 Young, South Shields
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