Eleven of the photos on this page are from Ian Glendenning. This 1950s photo shows the 'Leda' leaving the Tyne for Norway.

Ian's unknown ship leaving the Tyne in the 1950's

Ian's photo of a fishing boat leaving North Shields in the 1950's

Ian's photo taken on the beach in Shields. If these girls are still alive, they'll be in there 90's in 2006.

Ians 2nd photo of one of the girls on a Shields Donkey with Tynemouth on horizon.

Ian's photo of the Tug 'George v' on the Tyne, but where exactly?

This photo isn't Ian's. It's an aerial view of Shields General Hospital in the late 40's early 50's. Previously this hospital was the old Workhouse.

Ian's lovely view looking upriver in the 1950's. Shields Ferry Landing is centre left.

Ian's photo of the Lebanese ship 'Adelfotis' which ran aground at little haven beach 1963.She never returned to the sea.

Ian's 2nd photo of the Adelfotis which could not be refloated so was broken up on the beach 1963.

Ian's shot of the Shields Ferry in mid river 1950's with Smiths Docks in view.

Ian's brilliant photo taken in the 1920s at the end of Shields Pier. Look how the lighthouse still looks brand new.