Tyne and Wear HER(5648): Gateshead, South Shore, Thomas Reed's shipyard - Details
Gateshead, South Shore, Thomas Reed's shipyard
Marine Construction Site
Ralph Gardner reported that ships were being built on the south side of the river in the 17th century. In 1705 Thomas Reed leased land for two smith's shops and a wet dock near Rock Staith on the South Shore for ship building, possibly keels.
<< HER 5648 >> F.W.D. Manders, 1973, A History of Gateshead, p 81