TYNE TUGS AND TUG BUILDERS
A history of Tyne Tugs, their builders and owners

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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 U

Ship Name Year Builder D / H / P
Ulysses 1874 J Readhead & Co, Lawe Yard, South Shields D / H / P
Uncle Sam 1861 South Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Undaunted 1838 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Unione 1866 Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields D / H
United 1873 J Jackson, South Shields D / H / P
United Kingdom 1840 A Woodhouse, South Shields D / H
United Kingdom 1857 L Kirkup & Co, St Peter's Quay, Newcastle D / H
United Service 1872 CW Dodgin & Co, Low Lights, North Shields D / H / P
United States 1855 EJ Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H / P
United States 1856 TD Marshall, South Shields D / H
United States 1864 WH Eltringham, South Shields D / H
Unity 1866 North Shields (unspecified builder) D / H
Universe 1855 T Toward, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Universe 1875 JT Eltringham, South Shields D / H / P
Unknown for Mauritius 1854 T & W Smith, St Peter's, Newcastle D / H
Unknown 1955 T Mitchison, Friar's Goose, Gateshead D / H
Unknown 1871 Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Unknown 1876 Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Unknown 1879 J Softley & Sons, South Shields
Unknown 1879 J Softley & Sons, South Shields
Unknown 1884 Hepple & Co, North Shields D
Unknown 1920 Hepples (1919), South Shields
Unknown 1955 T Mitchison, Gateshead D
Ursa Major 1856 Hepple & Landells, North Shields D / H
Usk 1867 T Hepple & Son, Coble Dene, North Shields D / H
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