TYNE TUGS AND TUG BUILDERS
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Above: Select the required Tug by using the initial letter of the Tug Name eg: Cullercoats, Eastsider or Theresa.

KEY Below: D / H / P --- D = basic dimensions shown; H = history given; P = photograph(s) included.

Tugs beginning with the initial letter D

Ship Name Year Builder D / H / P
Dagmar 1869 Wigham Richardson, Neptune Yard, Low Walker D / H / P
Daisy 1859 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Daisy 1860 JD Burdis, North Shields D / H
Danae 1895 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Dandy 1857 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Dandy 1863 Marshall Brothers, Willington Quay D / H
Danube 1870 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
Danubius 1913 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Daring 1876 J Readhead & Co, Lawe Yard, South Shields D / H / P
Dart 1836 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Dart 1837 A Bell, North Shields D
Dart 1849 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Dauntless 1868 Low Walker (unspecified shipbuilder) D / H
Dauntless 1881 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Dauntless 1883 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H
Daylight 1839 S Wood, South Shore, Gateshead D / H
Deerhound 1884 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Defence 1862 J Turnbull, North Shields D / H
Defiance 1854 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Defiance 1856 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Defiance 1884 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H / P
Demetri 1894 Anderson, Laverick & Co, St Lawrence D / H
Derby 1875 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H / P
Derwent 1849 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Derwent 1860 Hepple & Landells, Low Walker D / H
Deusto 1873 CW Dodgin & Co, Low Lights, North Shields D / H
Devonia 1885 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Dewan 1909 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Dezhnyo 1895 Armstrong, Mitchell & Co, Low Walker D / H
Diamond 1859 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Diamond 1861 Hepple & Landells, Low Walker D / H
Diamond 1897 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields D / H
Diana 1868 Wigham Richardson, Neptune Yard, Low Walker D / H
Digby Grand 1871 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Dilwara 1895 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Dockman 1949 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Dolphin 1836 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Dolphin 1837 A Bell, North Shields D / H
Dolphin 1837 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Dolphin 1902 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Dominion 1903 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Don 1839 Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Don 1841 D Bider, East Jarrow D / H
Donna 1850 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Doralia 1914 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Dorothy 1839 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Douro 1850 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Dove 1826 Gateshead (unspecified builder) D / H
Dragon 1826 Not Tyne Built D / H
Dragon 1855 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Dreadful 1912 Hepple & Co Ltd, South Shields D / H / P
Duchess 1886 Lawson & Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Duke of Northumberland 1856 S Chisholm, Howdon D / H
Duke of Sussex 1840 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Duncannon 1841 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Dunelm 1964 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Dunera 1892 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H / P
Dunheron 1955 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
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