The Duke of Edinburgh was a hugely popular figure in the area and we look back on the times he brought smiles to the people of the borough.
Take a look at our 9 reminders of the times he visited the South Tyneside area, including in 1964 and 2005.
1. Learning more at the college
The Duke was keen to find out more on his visit to the college in 2005.
2. On a South Tyneside tour
Were you pictured talking to Prince Philip on his 2005 visit to the borough?
3. A visit to the college
Prince Philip visited South Tyneside College in 2005. Were you there?
4. Finding out more
Taking time to chat on his 2005 visit to South Tyneside.