TYNE TUGS AND TUG BUILDERS
A history of Tyne Tugs, their builders and owners

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KEY BELOW: D / H / P (D = basic dimensions are shown; H = a history is given; P = one or more photographs are available)

William Cooper & James Gardner, North Shields

The following tug was built by Cooper & Gardner, North Shields

Yd No Year Tug Name D / H / P
1840 Conquest D / H
1840 Perthshire D / H
1840 Tigress D / H
1842 Collingwood D / H
1842 Lioness
1842 William and John D / H
1843 Alice D / H
1843 Ranger D / H
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The following tugs were built by William Cooper, North Shields

Yd No Year Tug Name D / H / P
1843 Lark D / H
1843 Wanderer D / H
1843 Water Witch D / H
1844 Chieftain D / H
1844 Exmouth D / H
1845 Chieftain D / H
1845 Venus D / H
1846 Alice D / H
1846 Mary Agnes D / H
1847 Great Contest
1847 Harvest Home D / H
1847 John Lee D / H
1847 Jubilee D / H
1847 Star D / H
1851 Restless D / H
1851 Tam o'Shanter D / H
1852 Brothers D / H
1852 Marshall D / H
1852 Paragon D / H
1853 Fearless D / H
1853 Lees D / H
1853 Nile D / H
1854 Surprise D / H
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