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: Tyne Tugs Ltd, Newcastle
Incorporated on the 28th November 1958, Tyne Tugs Ltd was a private charter company formed to manage the combined fleets of Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd, Ridley-Tugs Ltd and France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd.
To be continued.
For further reading:
"150 Years of the Maltese Cross" - The story of the Tyne, Blyth & Wear Tug Companies by John H Proud
The following tugs were operated by the company: