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

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Above: Select the required shipyard by using the initial letter of the Surname eg: Eltringham, Hepple or Rennoldson.
KEY BELOW: D / H / P (D means basic dimensions are shown; H means a history is given; P means one or more photographs are available)

Shipbuilder: Tugs not built on the Tyne

Although the Tyne was the most prolific tug builder, many non-Tyne built tugs were owned or operated by the various Tyne tug owners.
The following is a list of those tugs, owned or operated on the Tyne, but built elsewhere.
The tug names listed below are the names by which they were known on the Tyne:

Ship Name Year Builder D / H / P
Aid 1877 Not Tyne Built D / H
Albert Edward 1853 Not Tyne Built D / H
Alexandra 1885 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Alnmouth 1962 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Alnwick 1955 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Alys Ann 1952 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Amber Rose 1968 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Appelsider 1962 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Ashbrooke 1955 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Asp 1959 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Bamburgh 1956 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Bantam 1 1948 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Battleaxe 1911 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Beamish 1944 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Ben Ledi 1878 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Betsy Duncan 1889 Not Tyne Built D / H
Boa 1959 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Bonchurch 1946 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Bulldog 1884 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Challenge 1861 Not Tyne Built D / H
Cherry 1970 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Cleadon 1899 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Cob 1911 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Comet 1876 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Comet 1889 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Cornhill 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Courier 1853 Not Tyne Built D / H
Cragsider 1976 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Criccieth 1905 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Cullercoats 1898 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Cumbrae 1961 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Dockman 1949 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Dragon 1826 Not Tyne Built D / H
Dunelm 1964 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Dunheron 1955 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Earsdon 1912 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Eastsider 1924 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Ematra 1896 Not Tyne Built D / H
Empire Andrew 1944 Not Tyne Built D / H
Empire Jane 1944 Not Tyne Built D / H
Empire Mustang 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Empire Plane 1941 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Empire Sara 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Empire Sybil 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Excelsior 1866 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Exemplar 1939 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Expatriate 1925 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Flying Cloud 1867 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Flying Foam 1865 Not Tyne Built D / H
Flying Foam 1877 Not Tyne Built D / H
Flying Scud 1877 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Flying Spindrift 1986 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Fulwell 1899 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Gnat 1888 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Grangetown 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Granville 1876 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Great Britain 1898 Not Tyne Built D / H
Guide 1869 Not Tyne Built D / H
H T Blade 1990 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Harwich 1877 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Hendon 1977 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Highgarth 1891 Not Tyne Built
Hillsider 1911 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Hillsider 1988 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Holmsider 1984 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Homer 1915 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Impetus 1954 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Ironsider 1967 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Joffre 1916 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
John Coulson 1896 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Joseph Crosthwaite 1896 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Kielo 1922 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Kiero 1922 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Lady Vita 1882 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Langton 1892 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Lewis Crosthwaite 1912 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
M B 1 1957 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Manxman 1891 Not Tyne Built D / H
Marsden 1956 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Marty 1906 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Maximus 1956 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Mentor 1883 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Mikey Dev 1962 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Mildred 1893 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Mildred II 1902 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Momentum 1922 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
N E R No 1 1909 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
N E R No 5 1922 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Netherton 1838 Not Tyne Built D / H
Northsider 1896 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Northsider 1967 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Oscar 1876 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Osprey Boxer 2010 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Osprey Fearless 1997 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Osprey Fighter 2007 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Overgarth 1907 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Panther 1884 Not Tyne Built D / H
Pengarth 1962 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Plover 1881 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Premier 1894 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Prestwick 1955 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Primrose 1906 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Prince 1859 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Pullwell Bravo 1955 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Pushy Dev 1956 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Quaysider 1955 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Rainbow 1864 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Roughsider 1958 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Rowangarth 1981 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Royal Briton 1885 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Ryhope 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Saint Florence 1919 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Sarah D 1881 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Scalpa 1881 Not Tyne Built D / H
Seasider 1919 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Seasider 1985 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Severn 1862 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Sir Alfred Palmer 1920 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Sir Walter Raleigh 1876 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Smith's Docks No 3 1911 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Solway 1866 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Southsider 1941 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Stag 1897 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Svitzer Lyndhurst 1996 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Svitzer Maltby 2005 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Svitzer Redbridge 1995 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Svitzer Sun 2008 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Svitzer Tyne 2014 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Symbol 1881 Not Tyne Built D / H
T H Dev 1952 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
T I C No 2 1922 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
T I C Tug No 1 1909 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Taliesin 1883 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Tern 1924 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Thames 1866 Not Tyne Built D / H
Titan 1865 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Tommy Dev 1959 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Toward Venture 1968 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Triton 1883 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Triumph 1875 Not Tyne Built D / H
Trover 1920 Not Tyne Built D / H
Tynesider 1942 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Tynesider 1981 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Voltigeur 1851 Not Tyne Built D / H
Waysider 1919 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Wearmouth 1929 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Wearsider 1980 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Westsider 1964 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Whitburn 1943 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Wonder 1921 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
Yarm Cross 1979 Not Tyne Built D / H / P
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