This page & the next two pages come from Harry Rowell's collection.This is a nice aerial postcard showing the three old bridges over the Tyne

An Aerial view of the Wallsend side of the Tyne from Harry's collection. Most of the following shipping photos came from him.

An old photo of the Tug 'Prestwick' tied up a Newcastle Quayside. Notice the old car to help date the photo?

This is the Empress of Canada being launched at Walker Naval Yard around 1959/60 with the 'George V' Tug in attendance.

A view of the Tyne looking up river towards Wallsend on the right from the Mid Tyne Ferry

Two warships tied up but I have no dates for these shipping photos unfortunately

The old steam Tug 'Battleaxe' on the Tyne

The Hull registered Tug 'Serviceman' at Gateshead with the Spillers flour mills across the river. Spillers was a Luftwaffe target in WW2.

An un-named Tug with the Mailboat 'Leda' across at North Shields Commission Quays

The Tanker 'Esso Portsmouth' tied up on the Tyne.

Ray Nixon sent this photo of the Empress of Canada sailing towards the sea in 1960-61

Roy Lambeth sent me this photo he took at the Mill Dam in South Shields 1965.Thats Harton Coal Staiths in view.