TYNE BUILT SHIPS
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Above: Select the required shipbuilder by using initial letter of the surname eg: Armstrong, Palmer or Readhead.
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: Scotswood Shipbuilding Co, Scotswood (1891 - 1894)

Above map showing the location of the Scotswood Yard is dated 1894 and is copyright of Ordnance Survey

The shipyard covered about 8 acres immediately due east of the Scotswood Bridge in the area covered by the former Vickers Tank Factory. The yard had formerly been used by Campbell, MacIntosh & Bowstead and Campbell & Bowstead & Co. Local directories have Thomas Elsee as Managing Director and John McKenzie as Secretary and then later John McKenzie as Managing Director.
Above information is courtesy of Tyne Shipyards by Ron French


Yd No Year Ship Name D / H / P
1 1891 Labrador D / H
2 1891 Nordkap D / H
3 1892 Helios D / H
4 1894 Triton D / H
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