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: CO Young, North Shields
Charles Octavius Young was born in North Shields in 1840, the son of Septimus Young a local tug owner.
In later life Charles seems to have been a prominent cricketer as well as a ship and tug owner in his own right.
He moved to Cardiff at some stage, owning ships and tugs there as well. He died in Cardiff in 1884.
The following tugs were owned or operated:
The following tug was Tyne built but part owned and operated from Cardiff:
| Tug Name || Year || D / H / P |
| Eddystone || 1877 || D / H |
| -------------------- || ----- || ---------- |