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Shipbuilder: Readhead, Softley & Co, South Shields (1865 - 1872)

Yd No Year Ship Name D / H / P
1 1865 Unus D / H
2 1865 Contest (TT) D / H / P
3 1866 Pilot (TT) D / H
4 1866 Great Emperor (TT) D / H
5 1866 Duo D / H
6 1866 Gladiateur (TT) D / H
7 1866 Guiding Star (TT) D / H
8 1866 Lord Lyon (TT) D / H
9 1866 Unione (TT) D / H
10 1866 Storm King (TT) D / H
11 1866 Honor D / H
12 1866 Lizzie Leslie D / H
13 1867 Brunel
14 1867 Advance (TT) D / H
15 1867 Pride o' the Tay (TT) D / H
16 1867 Joseph Locke (TT) D / H
17 1867 Tynemouth
18 1867 Oscar (TT) D / H
19 1867 Susan Gibbs (TT) D / H
20 1867 Star of Hope
21 1867 Henry Wright (TT) D / H
22 1867 Hellespont (TT) D / H / P
23 1867 George Peabody (TT) D / H / P
24 1867 Hope D / H
25 1867 Jackal
26 1867 Brothers
27 1868 John Smart (TT) D / H
28 1868 Stanley (TT) D / H
29 1868 Sir Robert Napier D / H
30 1868 Twist (TT) D / H
31 1868 Marion (TT) D / H
32 1868 Orcadia (TT) D / H / P
33 1868 Pauline (TT) D / H
34 1868 Pera (TT) D / H
35 1868 Milo (TT) D / H
36 1868 Lord Warden (TT) D / H / P
37 1868 Karikal D / H
38 1868 King Fisher (TT) D / H
39 1868 Caterina (TT) D / H
40 1868 Peri D / H
41 1869 James Renforth
42 1869 Express D / H
43 1869 Theodore Engels D / H / P
44 1869 Cosmopolitan (TT) D / H
45 1869 Ville d'Anvers
46 1869 Bosphorus (TT) D / H
47 1869 Leinster (TT) D / H
48 1869 Gauntlet (TT) D / H
49 1869 Cornuvia D / H
50 1869 Restless (TT) D / H
1869 Charles XII (TT) D / H
52 1870 Unus II D / H
53 1870 Caterina (TT) D / H
54 1870 Fiery Dragon (TT) D / H
55 1870 Anna
56 1870 Cruiser (TT) D / H
57 1870 Border Chief D / H
58 1870 Washington (TT) D / H / P
59 1870 Jean Bart D / H
60 1870 George Peabody (TT) D / H
61 1870 Dunkerquois D / H
62 1870 Hetton (TT) D / H
63 1870 Westenhope D / H
64 1870 Penelope (TT) D / H
65 1870 Malta (TT) D / H
66 1870 Danube (TT) D / H
67 1870 Rudolf Tornerhjelm
68 1871 T W Rhodes D / H
69 1871 Robert Ingham D / H
70 1871 Warrior (TT) D / H / P
71 1871 Elena (TT) D / H
72 1871 Peter Dixon (TT) D / H
73 1871 Holmside D / H
75 1872 Agamemnon (TT) D / H / P
76 1871 Lurline D / H
77 1871 President
1871 Pilot (TT) D / H / P
79 1872 Hilton Philipson D / H
80 1872 Arthur D / H
81 1872 R W Hodgson D / H
82 1872 Norma D / H
83 1873 Willie D / H
84 1872 Westoe D / H
85 1872 Virginia Schilizzi D / H
86 1872 Matthew Cay D / H
87 1872 Styx D / H
1872 Charles Dickens (TT) D / H / P
1872 Leading Star (TT) D / H
1872 Sussex (TT) D / H