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 P

Ship Name Year Builder D / H / P
Pactolus 1870 CW Dodgin & Co, Low Lights, North Shields D / H / P
Panther 1884 Not Tyne Built D / H
Paragon 1852 W Cooper, North Shields D / H
Paragon 1857 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Patriot 1861 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H / P
Patriot 1867 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Paul Jones 1849 JR Curry, North Shields D / H
Pauline 1868 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
Pearl 1858 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pearl 1862 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Pearl 1865 Coble Dene (unspecified builder) D / H
Pearl 1866 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Peep o' Day Boy 1848 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pelaw 1861 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pelissier 1855 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Pemeno 1956 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H / P
Pen Cw 1912 JT Eltringham & Co Ltd, South Shields D / H / P
Penelope 1870 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
Pengarth 1962 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Penguin 1897 Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow D / H / P
Pera 1868 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
Pera 1885 Wouldhave & Johnson, North Shields D / H
Pero Gomez 1869 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H / P
Perseverance 1849 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Perseverance 1855 T Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Perthshire 1840 W Cooper & J Gardner, North Shields D / H
Perthshire 1865 JD Burdis, North Shields D / H
Pervoi 1894 Armstrong, Mitchell & Co, Low Walker D / H / P
Pet 1861 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Peter Dixon 1871 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
Petrel 1863 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Petrel 1873 Brodie & Maxwell, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Petrel 1897 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Phoenix 1853 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Pilot 1830 Robert Dixon, South Shore, Gateshead D / H
Pilot 1847 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pilot 1848 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Pilot 1848 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pilot 1852 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Pilot 1855 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pilot 1856 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Pilot 1857 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Pilot 1857 Palmer Brothers & Co, Jarrow D / H
Pilot 1858 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pilot 1859 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pilot 1860 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pilot 1860 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pilot 1863 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Pilot 1866 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
Pilot 1871 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H / P
Pilot 1873 Heckels Bros, Lime Kiln Shore, North Shields D / H
Pilot Fish 1876 J Readhead & Co, Lawe Yard, South Shields D / H / P
Pilots 1859 Hepple & Landells, Low Walker D / H
Pilots 1862 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pioneer 1859 Hepple & Landells, North Shields D / H
Pioneer 1861 Hepple & Landells, North Shields D / H
Pioneer 1862 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pioneer 1863 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Pioneer 1870 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pioneer 1883 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H / P
Planet 1839 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Pleiades 1858 Hepple & Landells, North Shields D / H
Plover 1881 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Plumgarth 1908 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields D / H / P
Pluto 1893 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H
Pluto 1948 Clelands (Successors) Ltd, Willington Quay D / H
Pomona 1896 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields D / H / P
Porthill 1882 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Power 1908 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H / P
Powerful 1842 D Bider, East Jarrow D / H
Powerful 1843 D Bider, East Jarrow D / H
Powerful 1848 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Powerful 1854 W Best, South Shields D / H
Powerful 1856 Hepple & Landells, North Shields D / H
Powerful 1865 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Premier 1837 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Premier 1838 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Premier 1842 J Dowey, North Shields D / H
Premier 1878 J Softley & Sons, South Shields D / H
Premier 1894 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
President 1876 J Readhead & Co, Lawe Yard, South Shields D / H / P
President 1895 R Fairs, Friars Goose, Gateshead
Prestwick 1955 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Pride in the North 1837 Newcastle (unspecified builder) D / H
Pride o' Scotland 1871 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H / P
Pride o' the Tay 1867 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
Primo 1869 Wigham Richardson, Neptune Yard, Low Walker D / H / P
Primrose 1906 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Prince 1859 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Prince Albert 1840 Thomas Ellis, North Shields D / H
Prince Albert 1842 Thomas Ellis, North Shields D / H
Prince Albert 1849 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Prince Alfred 1863 Marshall Bros, Willington Quay D / H
Prince Consort 1874 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Prince of Wales 1861 Hepple & Landells, Low Walker D / H / P
Prince of Wales 1884 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H
Prince of Wales 1886 Hepple & Co, North Shields D / H
Princess 1841 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Princess 1872 R & R Stobbs, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
Princess Royal 1841 North Shields (unspecified builder) D
Princess Royal 1874 JT Eltringham, South Shields
Principe Stirbey 1850 Johnathan Robson, South Shore, Gateshead D / H
Principe Karagergevich 1850 Johnathan Robson, South Shore, Gateshead D / H
Privateer 1865 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Privateer 1883 T & W Toward, Low Benwell, Newcastle D / H / P
Progress 1839 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Progress 1863 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Promise 1851 T Potts, St Anthony's, Newcastle D / H
Promise 1869 CW Dodgin & Co, Low Lights, North Shields D / H / P
Propontis 1871 DJ Stewart, North Shields D / H
Propontis 1877 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Propontis 1890 JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields D / H
Prospect 1837 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
Protector 1856 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Protector 1867 JD Burdis, North Shields D / H
Protector 1869 JD Burdis, North Shields D / H
Protector 1887 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Providence 1870 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Providence 1871 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Prudhoe 1865 T Hepple & Son, Low Walker D / H
Pullwell Bravo 1955 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Punch 1846 D Bider, East Jarrow D / H
Pup 1884 Hepple & Co, North Shields D
Purbeck 1850 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
Pursuit 1843 Richard Bulmer, South Shields D / H
Pursuit 1845 North Shields (unspecified builder)
Pushy Dev 1956 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
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