Tyne Tug Owners & Operators in alphabetical order

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Tug owner: Forster, Newcastle, Scotswood & North Shields

There are records of A, E, G, J, R, T & W Forster owning tugs at Newcastle, Scotswood and North Shields.

On the assumption that they are all related they have been added here until further information is discovered.

Some certainly worked together, the SELINA for example was owned by Anthony, Thomas, Robert & John.

No further information known.

The following tugs were owned or operated:

Name Year
Aid 1877
Alice 1876
Balmoral 1871
Bon Accord (P) 1858
Economy 1838
Europe (P) 1878
Express 1848
Express 1876
Forster Brothers 1868
Freedom 1871
Gipsy Queen 1857
Great Extended (P) 1862
Highgarth 1891
Hugh Bourne 1860
Jane & Hannah 1872
Jonathan Blacklock (P) 1864
Manxman 1891
Margaret 1839
Matilda 1855
Mystery 1858
Ocean Bride 1844
Ocean Bride 1853
Onward 1860
Refuge 1868
Saint Clair 1853
Selina 1870
Telegraph 1852
Terrier 1864
Wonder 1854


Splitting this list of tugs into individual ownership.
We find that the following tugs were owned or operated by A or Anthony Forster:
Highgarth 1891
Manxman 1891


The following tugs were owned or operated by multiple members of the Forster Family:
Economy 1838
Forster Brothers 1868
Selina 1870


The following tugs were owned or operated by E or Edward Forster:
Express 1876
Hugh Bourne 1860
Jonathan Blacklock (P) 1864


The following tugs were owned or operated by G Forster:
Bon Accord (P) 1858


The following tugs were owned or operated by J or John Forster:
Express 1848
Margaret 1839
Ocean Bride 1844
Ocean Bride 1853
Telegraph 1852
Wonder 1854


The following tugs were owned or operated by R or Robert Forster:
Aid 1877
Balmoral 1871
Europe (P) 1878
Freedom 1871
Great Extended (P) 1862
Jane & Hannah 1872
Refuge 1868
Saint Clair 1853
Terrier 1864


The following tugs were owned or operated by T or Thomas Forster:
Alice 1876
Mystery 1858


The following tugs were owned or operated by W Forster:
Gipsy Queen 1857
Matilda 1855
Onward 1860

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