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 E

Ship Name Year Builder D / H / P
Eagle 1855 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Eagle 1890 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields D / H / P
Earl of Beaconsfield 1877 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Earl of Bute 1886 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Earl of Dunraven 1888 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Earl of Glamorgan 1869 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H / P
Earl of Jersey 1886 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Earl of Sunderland 1846 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Earl of Windsor 1867 JP Rennoldson & Sons, North Shields D / H / P
Earl of Windsor 1873 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Earl of Zetland 1866 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Earl Percy 1857 W Thorburn, North Shields D / H
Earsdon 1912 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Eastsider 1924 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Eccles 1905 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields D / H / P
Echo 1856 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Echo 1859 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Eclat 1854 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Eclipse 1836 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Economy 1838 A Bell, North Shields D / H
Economy 1848 Thorburn & Grant, North Shields D / H
Economy 1848 Tyne (unspecified builder)
Eddystone 1877 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Edith Mary 1876 Sadler Bennett, Newcastle
Edward Batters 1908 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields D / H
Effort 1862 Richard Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Eileen 1879 A Leslie, Hebburn D / H
El Coloso 1914 JT Eltringham & Co Ltd, Willington Quay D / H
El Siglo 1884 Lawson & Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Eleanor 1864 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Electric 1861 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Electric 1864 Wigham Richardson, Neptune Yard, Low Walker D / H
Electric 1874 S Dodgin, North Shields D / H
Electric 1877 Wouldhave & Johnson, North Shields
Electric 1883 Wouldhave & Johnson, North Shields D / H
Electric 1884 JR Maxwell, South Shields D / H / P
Elena 1871 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
Elene 1870 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Elisabeth 1908 Hepple & Co Ltd, South Shields D / H
Eliza 1836 S Wood, South Shore, Gateshead D / H
Ellen Browne 1843 Johnathan Robson, Tyne Main D / H
Elswick 1848 J & D Morris, Pelaw Main D / H
Ely 1858 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Ematra 1896 Not Tyne Built D / H
Emperor 1847 D Bider, East Jarrow D / H
Emperor 1860 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Emperor 1867 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Empire 1902 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H
Empire Aid 1944 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empire Andrew 1944 Not Tyne Built D / H
Empire Bess 1945 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empire Jane 1944 Not Tyne Built D / H
Empire Jean 1945 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empire John 1943 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H
Empire Julia 1944 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empire Mary 1945 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empire Mustang 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Empire Piper 1942 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empire Plane 1941 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Empire Sandy 1943 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empire Sara 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Empire Susan 1944 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empire Sybil 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Empire Thistle 1942 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empire Winnie 1944 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Empress 1865 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Empress 1897 Edwards Brothers, North Shields D / H
Emu 1871 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Enable 1889 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Endeavour 1835 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Endeavour 1837 S Wood, South Shore, Gateshead D / H
Endeavour 1838 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Endeavour 1864 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Energy 1856 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Energy 1868 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Energy 1889 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H
Engineer 1853 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
England 1876 J Readhead & Co, Lawe Yard, South Shields D / H / P
England 1876 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Englishman 1904 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Enterprise 1855 T Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Enterprise 1856 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Enterprise 1885 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H / P
Enterprise 1894 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Enterprise 1899 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Eppleton Hall 1914 Hepple & Co Ltd, South Shields D / H / P
Eptanisos 1879 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Erin 1851 Joseph Wrightson Wilkinson, St Anthonys D / H
Erin 1858 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Ernest 1892 W & J Lamb, Tyneside
Esk 1857 J Jackson, South Shields D / H
Espadarte 1909 Hepple & Co Ltd, South Shields D / H
Essex 1864 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Esther 1835 James Blakey Jr, South Shields D / H
Etna 1868 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Euclid 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Europe 1878 J Brodie, North Shields D / H
Euxine 1870 DJ Stewart, North Shields D / H
Euxine 1889 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Eva 1895 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields D / H / P
Excelsior 1863 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Excelsior 1866 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Exemplar 1939 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Exmouth 1844 W Cooper, North Shields D / H
Expatriate 1925 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Expert 1857 Hepple & Landells, North Shields D / H
Express 1846 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Express 1856 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Express 1865 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Express 1872 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H / P
Express 1872 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H / P
Express 1876 R & J Fulthorp, Bill Quay D / H
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