of St. Peter's, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, ship builders and builder of marine boilers
1852 Built the 'Bergen', the first steamship of the Bergen Steamship Co (Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab). Length 186 ft (57m). Model on display at Bergen Maritime Museum (see photo).
1853 Mention of Thomas Toward, builder of a screw steamer 'Ivanhoe'.
1853-4 Edward James Harland was manager of the yard
Orders from the Russian Government, from China, and the Continent, as well as from British shipowners.
Sources of Information
- Newcastle Journal - Saturday 14 May 1853