TYNE TUGS AND TUG BUILDERS
A history of Tyne Tugs, their builders and owners
Above: Select the required Tug Owner by using the initial letter of the Owner's Name eg: Batey, Lawson or Tyne.
KEY BELOW: D / H / P (D = basic dimensions are shown; H = a history is given; P = one or more photographs are available)
Tug Owner: Jarrow Tug & Lighter Co Ltd
It is clear that for some time prior to 1913 there had been a partnership trading as Jarrow Tug & Lighter Co.
However in January 1913 The Jarrow Tug & Lighter Co Ltd was incorporated to take over the business, as well as the tugs VICTORIA, CLEVELAND and AUSTRALIA, the lighter EUROPA and the steamship MOTOR.
The formation of the Jarrow Tug & Lighter Co Ltd courtesy of David Asprey
The following tugs were owned or operated by the company:
The following other vessels were owned by the company:
| Name || Year || D / H / P |
| Europa || 1875 || D / H / P |
| Motor || 1907 || D / H / P |
| -------------------- || ----- || ---------- |