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: Robert Redhead & Co, Newcastle

Tug Owner: Robert Redhead & Son, Newcastle

Tug Owner: Robert Redhead & Son 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
Ben Ledi 1878 D / H / P
Brothers 1854 D / H
Bull Dog 1867 D / H / P
Collingwood 1842 D / H
Commodore 1876 D / H
Conqueror 1884 D / H / P
Dandy 1857 D / H
Daring 1876 D / H / P
Dundee 1865 D / H
Engineer 1853 D / H
Forrester 1848 D / H
George V 1910 D / H / P
George V 1915 D / H / P
Little Western 1844 D / H
Liverpool 1863 D / H
Liverpool 1870 D / H
Malta 1875 D / H / P
Pearl 1858 D / H
Royal Charlie 1861 D / H
Sensation 1867 D / H
Thames 1866 D / H
Tiger 1838 D / H
Wards 1852 D / H
Wards 1855 D / H
Wards 1857 D / H / P
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