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

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

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

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

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

N Dunn
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.

N Dunn
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'.

N Dunn
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.

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

N Dunn
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.

N Dunn
Saturday 19th of April 2014 05:02:42 PM