An undated shipyard photo from the Gazette archives. Do you remember scenes like this in the shipyards?
An undated shipyard photo from the Gazette archives. Do you remember scenes like this in the shipyards?

Reflections on the South Tyneside shipbuilding industry: Do these scenes bring back poignant memories?

We are re-living South Tyneside’s shipbuilding industry in this selection of retro photos.

By Chris Cordner
Saturday, 10th October 2020, 7:00 am

And we hope the pictures from the Shields Gazette archives bring back lots of memories.

Are you pictured at Readheads, the training school at Hebburn or Hawthorn Leslie?

What are your memories of working in the yards? Take a look at our selection and then get in touch to tell us more.

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