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Shipbuilder: James & Thomas Forsyth, South Shields (1811 - 1859)

Date
26/04/1806:
Thomas Forsyth & Co of Thrift Street, announce purchase of Mr Temple's dry double dock at South Shields.
26/03/1816:
Thomas Forsyth, acting partner in Forsyth & Co, shipbuilder & dock owner at South Shields, died aged 51 years.
04/07/1818:
Nicholas Forsyth, aged 19, third son of the late Thomas Forsyth, died as a result of a fall into a ship's hold.
1855:
See location of Dock HERE
17/08/1858:
Thomas Forsyth died

Year Ship Name D / H / P Builder
1809 Ceres Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1811 Amity D / H Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1812 Vittoria Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1813 Ann Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1814 Endeavour Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1815 Mary James Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1816 Richard Thomas Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1817 Richard Plasket Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1817 Sylvanus Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1819 Marshall Thomas Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1820 Charles William D / H Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1821 Thompsons Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1824 Tyne Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1825 John Salmon Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1826 Ord Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1829 Bdellium D / H Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1830 Dorothy D / H Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1831 Marsden Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1832 Richard Bell Forsyth & Co, South Shields
1834 Giraffe D / H Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1834 William Barras Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1838 Malay Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1839 Forsyth D / H Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1844 Margaretta Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1847 Dawn D / H Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1849 Thomas Forrest D / H Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1853 Ann Roxby D / H Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1859 Eglantine D / H Thomas Forsyth (late), South Shields
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