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

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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: Lambton Collieries Ltd, Newcastle

Tug Owner: Lambton & Hetton Collieries Ltd, Newcastle

Tug Owner: Lambton, Hetton & Joicey Collieries Ltd, Newcastle

See John H Proud's book "150 Years of the Maltese Cross" for further details.

The following tugs were owned or operated:

Tug Name Year D / H / P
Balmoral 1871 D / H
Eddystone 1877 D / H
Eppleton Hall 1914 D / H / P
Her Majesty 1877 D / H / P
Hetton 1885 D / H
Houghton 1904 D / H / P
Lambton 1852 D / H / P
Lumley 1907 D / H / P
Pilot 1866 D / H
Snowdrop 1866 D / H
Thomas Nicholson 1903 D / H / P
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