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 F

Ship Name Year Builder D / H / P
Fairweather 1871 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H / P
Falcon 1837 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Fame 1857 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Favourite 1828 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Favourite 1860 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Fear Not 1861 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Fearless 1853 W Cooper, North Shields D / H
Fearless 1884 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H / P
Felling 1857 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Fiddler 1840 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Fiery Cross 1867 Brodie & Maxwell, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Fiery Cross 1870 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Fiery Cross 1873 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Fiery Dragon 1870 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
Fire King 1856 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Firebrand 1847 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Firefly 1854 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Fletcher's Dispatch 1839 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Florence 1879 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Florence Nightingale 1857 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Florida 1902 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H / P
Flying Arrow 1875 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Arrow 1882 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Bat 1884 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Breeze 1913 JT Eltringham & Co Ltd, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Childers 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Flying Childers 1856 S Chisholm, Howdon D / H
Flying Childers 1857 S Chisholm, Howdon D / H
Flying Childers 1864 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Cloud 1867 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Flying Cloud 1871 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Flying Coot 1895 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Flying Dart 1882 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Dutchman 1861 Marshall Brothers, Willington Quay D / H
Flying Dutchman 1867 Marshall Brothers, Willington Quay D / H
Flying Dutchman 1880 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Dutchman 1892 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Eagle 1877 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Elf 1889 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Fish 1876 J Readhead & Co, Lawe Yard, South Shields D / H
Flying Fish 1882 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Fish 1886 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Foam 1865 Not Tyne Built D / H
Flying Foam 1877 Not Tyne Built D / H
Flying Fox 1885 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Fulmar 1974 Ryton Marine Ltd, Davey Bank, Wallsend D / H / P
Flying Huntress 1878 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Huntsman 1881 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Hurricane 1874 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Irishman 1886 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Javelin 1882 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Kestrel 1910 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields D / H
Flying Kestrel 1913 JT Eltringham & Co Ltd, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Meteor 1875 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Mist 1864 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Mist 1892 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Flying Owl 1883 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Phantom 1893 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Scotchman 1876 CW Dodgson, North Shields D / H
Flying Scotchman 1879 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Scotsman 1886 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Scotsman 1898 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Scout 1902 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Scud 1866 JP Rennoldson & Sons, North Shields D / H
Flying Scud 1868 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Flying Scud 1877 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Flying Spear 1883 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Spindrift 1893 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Spindrift 1986 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Flying Sportsman 1882 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Spray 1864 JD Burdis, North Shields D / H
Flying Spray 1876 Softley Bros, North Shields D / H / P
Flying Sprite 1869 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Sprite 1889 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Flying Squall 1871 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Squirrel 1886 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Swallow 1887 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Sylph 1869 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Tempest 1873 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Flying Witch 1891 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Flying Wizard 1891 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Forrester 1848 G Brown, Gateshead D / H
Forster Brothers 1868 JD Burdis, North Shields D / H
Fox 1869 Willington Quay (unspecified builder) D / H
Fox 1883 Lancelot Liddle, Jarrow Quay D / H
Francis Batey 1914 Hepple & Co Ltd, South Shields D / H / P
Francis Hixson 1876 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Frank Buckland 1884 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Freedom 1840 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Freedom 1871 DJ Stewart, North Shields D / H
Frieburg 1857 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Friend of All Nations 1863 W Thorburn, North Shields D / H
Friend to All Nations 1851 T Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Friends 1861 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Friends 1866 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Fulwell 1899 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Furness 1898 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Fury 1835 Newcastle (unspecified builder) D / H
Fury 1854 Thorburn & Grant, North Shields D / H
Fury 1857 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
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