'Esso Northumbria' overlooking a Wallsend St in 1969

'Esso Northumbria' being built at Swan Hunter's in 1969


Esso Northumbria launch in 1969

Esso Northumbria launch in 1969

View down river from Pelaw Main Staithes in the 1980's

A Mine Sweeper heading downriver in the 1980's, with the old 'Naval Yard' remains in view.

1980's photo of the last shipyard at Bill Quay. The photo was taken from Pelaw Main area where once ships were loaded with coal at Staithes long gone.

Another 1980's view of Hebburn Marina looking upriver

Small Oil rig at the Naval yard in the 1980's. Photo taken from Hebburn Marina

Looking upriver from Hebburn Marina in the 1980's with the old Naval Yard beyond the small Oil Rig.

St Aloysius Church on the corner of Prince Consort Rd & Bell st in 1970