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List of Tugboats as recorded in

Swansea Harbour Trust Year Books

Dated 1889, 1892, 1896, 1902, 1908, & 1912

 

Swansea Steam Tug Company. The paddle tug Privateer
pictured in the advertisment was operating at Swansea
from 1883 to 1895.


Photo of the Flying Scud, which worked in Swansea from 1877 to 1892

STEAM TUGS – PADDLE, 1889

DIGBY GRAND — Master: R Elliot. Horse Power: 70
Owner: W Fender, Richardson Street.

FLYING CLOUD — Master: — .  Horse Power :70.
Owner: Peter Rousey, 11, Adelaide Street.

FLYING SCUD — Master: — Elliot. Horse Power: 60.
Owner: Rosser Rosser, Somerset Place.

ADMIRAL — Master: — Lake. Horse Power: 60.
Owner:  Captain D Bevan, 7, Langdon Place.

MARIE JOSEPH — Master: — Handcock. Horse Power: 70.
Owner: Captain D Bevan.

PERO GOMEZ — Master: John Morgan. Horse Power: 60.
Owner: Rosser Rosser, Somerset Place.

LORD DERBY — Master: S Harvey. Horse Power: 70.
Owner: E Williams.

PRIVATEER — Master: W Dewsbury. Horse Power: 70.
Owner: Peter Rousey, 11, Adelaide Street.

TRIUMPH — Master: — Parker. Horse Power: 60.
Owner: J Benson.

EDWARD FlNCH — Master: — Day. Horse Power: 100.
Owner: Peter Rousey, 11, Adelaide Street.

The Owners will not be responsible for any accident that may occur, or any damage that may be caused whilst their Tugs are Towing

 

STEAM TUGS – SCREW, 1889

ALPHA — Master: John Davies. Horse Power: 20
Owner: Captain Hammond.

CAMBRIAN — Master: — Phillips. Horse Power: 25.
Owners: Harris Brothers.

CHALLENGER — Master:  B Pengelley. Horse Power: 70.
Owner: Peter Rousey, 11, Adelaide Street.

CRUISER — Master: W Tanner. Horse Power: 60.
Owner: Peter Rousey, 11, Adelaide Street.

ERNEST — Master: M Simons. Horse Power: 25.
Owners: M Jones & Bro., Cambrian Place.

FAWN — Master : — Bate.  Horse Power : 25.
Owner: Morris.

KATIE — Master: W Stribling.  Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Fender.

STAG — Master: J  Edwards. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Captain Whiteside
.

THE TIMES — Master: John Morgan. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Captain Hammond.

GWALIA — Master: R Handcock. Horse Power: 60.
Owners: Harris Brothers.

The Owners will not be responsible for any accident that may occur, or any damage that may be caused whilst their Tugs are Towing

 

STEAM TUGS – PADDLE, 1892

FLYING SCUD — Master: W Harvey. Horse Power: 60.
Owner: Rosser Rosser, Somerset Place.

PRIVATEER — Master: W Day. Horse Power: 70.
Manager: J M Thomas, 11, Adelaide Street.

 

STEAM TUGS – SCREW, 1892

CAMBRIAN — Master: J Phillips. Horse Power: 25.
Owners: Harris Brothers.

CHALLENGER — Master: B Pengelley. Horse Power: 70.
Manager: J M Thomas, 11, Adelaide Street.

CRUISER — Master:  W Tanner. Horse Power: 60.
Manager: J M Thomas, 11, Adelaide Street.

FAWN — Master: W Bate. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Morris.

KATIE — Master: W Stribbling. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Fender.

STAG — Master: J Edwards. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Captain Whiteside.

THE TIMES — Master: John Morgan. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Captain Hammond.

GWALIA — Master: R Hancock. Horse Power: 60.
Owners: Harris Brothers.

WASP --- Master: R Jones. Horse Power: 25.

GLEANER — No further information on this Tug

The Owners will not be responsible for any accident that may occur, or any damage that may be caused whilst their Tugs are Towing

 

STEAM TUGS – PADDLE, 1896

PRIVATEER — Master: W Dewsbury. Horse Power: 70.
Manager: J M Thomas 11, Adelaide Street.

 

STEAM TUGS – SCREW, 1896

ANTELOPE — Master: D Tanner: Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Milward.

CAMBRIAN — Master : J Phillips. Horse Power: 25.
Owners: Harris Brothers.

CHALLENGER —  Master: B Pengelley. Horse Power: 70.
Manager: J M Thomas, 11, Adelaide Street.

CRUISER — Master : W Tanner. Horse Power: 60.
Manager: J M Thomas, 11, Adelaide Street.

FAWN — Master: W Bate. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Morris.

KATIE — Master: G Davies. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Fender.

STAG HOUND — Master: B Elliot. Horse Power: 85.
Owner: Peter Whiteside Jun.

THE TIMES — Master: John Morgan. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Captain Hammond.

SEARCH LIGHT — Master:  G Wi1son. Horse Power: 35.
Owner:  Captain Hammond.

BRITANNIA — Master: B Hancock. Horse Power ?
Owner: Peter Whiteside Jun.

MAY — Master: T Carlisle. Horse Power ?
Owner: Captain Hammond.

 

STEAM TUGS – SCREW, 1902

AFRICA — Master: — Parfitt. Horse Power: 80.
Owners: African Tug Co., Ltd.

ANTELOPE — Master: R Hancock. Horse Power: 40.
Owner: T Milward.

GAZELLE — Owner: T Milward.

CHALLENGER — Master: B Pengelley.  Horse Power: 70.
Manager: Wm. Jones, 11, Adelaide Street.

CRUISER — Master: W Tanner. Horse Power: 60.
Manager: Wm. Jones, 11, Adelaide Street.

CONTEST — Master: W Dewsbury. Horse Power: 50.
Owners: African Tug Co., Ltd.

FAWN — Master:  W Bate. Horse Power: 25.
Owner:  Morris.

KATIE — Master: S Wilson. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Fender.

STAG HOUND — Master:  J Phillips. Horse Power: 35.
Manager: John Edwards

THE TIMES — Master: John Morgan. Horse Power: 25
Owner: Captain Hammond.

 The Owners will not be responsible for any accident that may occur, or any damage that may be caused whilst their Tugs are Towing

 
STEAM TUGS – SCREW, 1908

 

ANTELOPE — Master: W Kent. Horse Power: 40.
Owner: T Milward.

LYNX — Master : ? Horse Power: 60.
Owner: T Milward

CHALLENGER — Master: G Wilson. Horse Power: 70.
Manager:  ?  3, Prospect Place

CRUISER — Master: W Stribbling. Horse Power: 60.

CONQUEROR — Master:  J Parfitt. Horse Power: 135.
Manager: Wm. Jones, 8, Mount Street

FAWN — Master: W Dewsbury. Horse Power: 25.  
Owner: — Dewsbury

FOX-HOUND — Master:  J Phillips. Horse Power: 70.
Manager:  John Edwards

REYNARD — Master: — Evans. Horse Power: 60.

STAG-HOUND — Master:  P Edwards. Horse Power: 35.
Manager: John Edwards

SURPRISE — Master:  M Bate. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: J Thomas

THE TIMES — Master:  John Morgan. Horse Power: 25.
Owner : Captain Hammond.

WASP — Master and Owner: Robert Jones. Horse Power: 30

The Owners will not be responsible for any accident that may occur, or any damage that may be caused whilst their Tugs are Towing

 

STEAM TUGS – SCREW, 1912

LYNX  — Master: ? Horse Power: 80.
Owner: T Milward

CHALLENGER — Master: J Parfltt. Horse Power: 70.
Manager:  C Toms, 3, Prospect Place

CRUISER — Master: W Stribbling. Horse Power: 60.
Manager: C Toms, 3, Prospect Place

CONQUEROR — Master: F Evans. Horse Power: 135.
Manager: Capt. Morgans, 11, Adelaide Street

FAWN — Master:  W Dewsbury. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Mrs. Dewsbury, 68, Sebastopol Street

FOX-HOUND — Master:  J Phillips. Horse Power: 70.
Manager: John Edwards

REYNARD — Master: J Kitt. Horse Power: 60.

STAG-HOUND — Master: P Edwards.  Horse Power: 35.
Manager: John Edwards

THE TIMES — Master: M Bates. Horse Power: 25.
Owner: Vivian & Sons.

WASP — Master and Owner: Robert Jones. Horse Power: 30.

CONTEST — Master: W Dewsbury. Horse Power: 70.
Owner: Africa Tug Company

The Owners will not be responsible for any accident that may occur, or any damage that may be caused whilst their Tugs are Towing

 
 
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