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

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Above: Select the required shipyard by using the initial letter of the Surname eg: Eltringham, Hepple or Rennoldson.
KEY BELOW: D / H / P (D = basic dimensions are shown; H = a history is given; P = one or more photographs are available)

Shipbuilder: JR Maxwell, South Shields

Shipbuilder: Maxwell & Co, South Shields

The shipbuilders are variously referred to as John P Maxwell, John Robert Maxwell, Robert Maxwell and Maxwell & Co, which I have assumed are one and the same family.

The following tugs were built by the Maxwell names

Yd No Year Ship Name D / H / P
1875 Monarch D / H
1875 Wonga D / H
1877 Two Friends D / H
1878 Mistletoe D / H / P
1880 Juno D / H
1881 Gattorno D
1882 Hector D / H / P
1883 Brothers D / H
40 1884 Electric D / H / P
41 1884 Black Watch D / H
42 1884 Saxon Prince D / H / P
43 1885 Norman Prince D / H
44 1885 William Dodds D / H
45 1885 Stag D / H / P
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