TYNE BUILT SHIPS
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Above: Select the required shipbuilder by using initial letter of the surname eg: Armstrong, Palmer or Readhead.

The above map dated 1855 is approximately 0.6 miles in width

Shipbuilders in South Shields, north of the Market area:

Name Shipbuilder's Name District Dates Ships
Barker Thomas Barker B - Market North 1833 - 1846 11
Blain Wilson & Blain, South Shields B - Market North 1869 - 1869 1
Brigham Brigham & Cowan B - Market North 1898 - 1898 2
Brodrick Ann & Lockwood Brodrick B - Market North 1786 - 1801 4
Craster Charles Craster B - Market North 1803 - 1803 1
Crosthwaite Wilson & Crosthwaite B - Market North 1863 - 1865 2
Fairles Nicholas Fairles B - Market North 1791 - 1812 9
Forsyth James & Thomas Forsyth B - Market North 1811 - 1859 21
Harle Harle & Wright B - Market North 1815 - 1816 2
Hepple Hepple & Co Ltd B - Market North 1894 - 1919 82
Hepple Hepples (1919) B - Market North 1919 - 1924 10
Ihler John Witherby & Alexander Ihler B - Market North 1831 - 1832 9
Kell George Kell B - Market North 1814 - 1833 12
Laing James, John & Paul Laing B - Market North 1807 - 1831 52
Moralee John Moralee B - Market North 1865 - 1870 1
Wilson Wilson & Blain, South Shields B - Market North 1869 - 1869 1
Wilson Wilson & Crosthwaite, South Shields B - Market North 1863 - 1865 2
Winlo I & FC Winlo B - Market North 1868 - 1868 1
Winlo John Winlo & Co B - Market North 1865 - 1874 5
Witherby John Witherby & Alexander Ihler B - Market North 1831 - 1832 9
Wright Wright, Harle & Co B - Market North 1807 - 1822 9
Young Cuthbert Young B - Market North 1824 - 1840 21
Young James Young B - Market North 1840 - 1871 14
Young Thomas Young B - Market North 1841 - 1871 8
Young Young & Co B - Market North 1841 - 1871 16
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Note: Other shipbuilders building in "South Shields" could well have been building here.