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, south of the Market area:

Name Shipbuilder's Name District Dates Ships
Barras Straker & Barras C - Market South 1821 - 1826 11
Blackburn Quintin Blackburn C - Market South 1815 - 1816 2
Blenkinsop Nicholson, Horn & Blenkinsop C - Market South 1896 - 1896 1
Blumer James, Luke & William Blumer C - Market South 1838 - 1849 9
Clay John Clay C - Market South 1847 - 1848 2
Edwards James Edwards C - Market South 1831 - 1852 27
Eltringham JT Eltringham C - Market South 1864 - 1890 149
Eltringham JT Eltringham & Co C - Market South 1890 - 1913 129
Eltringham JT Eltringham & Co Ltd C - Market South 1912 - 1913 14
Eltringham WH Eltringham C - Market South 1864 - 1866 3
Gilley William Gilley C - Market South 1787 - 1791 8
Horn Horn, Nicholson & Blenkinsop C - Market South 1803 - 1896 3
Lawson Lawson & Eltringham C - Market South 1884 - 1886 5
Lumsden Thomas Lumsden C - Market South 1855 - 1855 1
Marshall William Marshall & Son C - Market South 1853 - 1869 3
McLeod Andrew McLeod C - Market South 1840 - 1854 10
Metcalf Thomas Metcalf C - Market South 1814 - 1866 38
Middle Middle Dock Co C - Market South 1845 - 1862 10
Oliver William Oliver & John Spoor C - Market South 1845 - 1846 2
Potts Robert & William Potts C - Market South 1840 - 1840 2
Spoor William Oliver & John Spoor C - Market South 1845 - 1846 2
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Note: Other shipbuilders building in "South Shields" could well have been building here.