EAW009371 ENGLAND (1947). Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd Neptune Shipbuilding Yard and environs, Walker, 1947

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Details

Title [EAW009371] Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd Neptune Shipbuilding Yard and environs, Walker, 1947
Reference EAW009371
Date 18-August-1947
Link
Place name WALKER
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 429887, 564931
Longitude / Latitude -1.5329942857528, 54.978013967992
National Grid Reference NZ299649

Pins

This was Walker Bone Yard & people in towns such as Hebburn often got the horrible smell of dead animals drifting over. Animal parts/bones were made into things like glue & bone meal for gardening

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:15:52 PM
Walker Ferry Landing

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:13:00 PM
Hebburn Ferry Landing. The Ferry ran to Wallsend & also upriver to Walker

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:12:20 PM
The famous Swan Hunter's Ship Building Yard at Wallsend

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:10:57 PM
Wallsend Ferry Landing. Photo from my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:10:07 PM
This row of Slipways were constructed for the Newcastle Shipbuilding Co who started in 1919 & unfortunately went bankrupt in 1921.

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:08:56 PM
Hawthorn Leslies a famous shipyard in Hebburn. Lord Louis Moutbatten's warship HMS Kelly was built here. The Kelly story was in the film 'In Which We Serve'.

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:07:25 PM
The Ballast Hill that was made by boats unloading their sand/gravel ballast & then filling up with coal from the staiths a bit further up river.

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:05:25 PM
This is the bottom of Prince Consort Road formerly James St.

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:03:41 PM
Tyne View Tec which used to belong to Tennant's Chemical Works. Where I've put the information Pin is the Tennis Court that the Tennant's people used. They had indoor toilets & bathrooms unlike other people in those cdays.

NDunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:02:42 PM