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Charles Octavius Young

Very little is known about this tug company.

Charles Octavius Young was born in North Shields in 1840, the son of Septimus Young a local tug owner. In later life Charles seems to have been a prominent cricketer as well as a ship and tug owner in his own right. He moved to Cardiff at some stage, owning ships and tugs there as well. He died in Cardiff in 1884.

The following tugs were owned, part owned, or operated from North Shields:

Name Year
Achievement 1866
Breadalbane 1865
California 1892
Harkaway 1859
Hartland 1870
Lanercost 1866
Little John 1865
Lizard 1869
Robert Burns 1861
Robin Hood 1865
Robin Hood 1866
Start 1868
Telegraph 1857
Tuskar 1870
Vanguard 1858
Wilberforce 1863


The following tug was Tyne built but part owned and operated from Cardiff:

Eddystone 1877

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