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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 Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1834 William Barras Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1838 Malay Thomas Forsyth, South Shields
1839 Forsyth 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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