MAXIMUS. IMO 5230038. TUG British Flag, launched as MAXIMUS, in 1955 by Mutzelfeldtwerft, Cuxhaven, Germany. 141gt, diesel 12 knots. Completed 1956. History: Ridley Tugs Ltd; registered at Newcastle, 1959 Chartered to Tyne Tugs Ltd:, 1971 Blyth Tug Co Ltd: 1978 Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd: 1984, M Tugs Ltd: (MS McCann, manager), Lowestoft. 1985 Satim Towage Ltd, Ipswich.1987 Paul Magnus Group, Ipswich. 2003, Unknown owner, Ireland. 2011 Broken up.



IMPETUS.IMO 5159703. Built 1954 by Mutzelfeldtwerft Gmbh, Cuxhaven, 141grt,diesel, 4stroke single acting, 6cyl 825bhp. single screw. History: 1954, Ridley Steam Tug Co Ltd; registered at Newcastle. 955 Company restyled, Ridley Tugs Ltd:1959 Chartered to Tyne Tugs Ltd: 1969 J Johannsen & Sohn, Lubeck; renamed JOACHIM. 1984 Niels Henriksen, Svenborg; renamed STORESUND. 1997, Promoport International, Italy; renamed MADERA V. still active 2014.



EASTSIDER: IMO 5096327. TUG. Danish Flag, built 1924 by Bodewes, G.& H., Martenshoek, Netherlands. 160gt, triple exp 58nhp. History: 1924, launched as PLUTO. Em Z Svitzer's Salvage Company Ltd:  1953, EASTSIDER, Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd: 1968, Broken up at Blyth.



SOUTHSIDER. IMO 5335840. TUG. 1940, launched as HEROS. Completed 1941 Builder: T van Duijvendijk's Scheepswerf, Lekkerkerk, Netherlands. 252gt, Engines: T3cyl (370, 610 & 1000 x 610mm), 650ihp. 1941 Bugsier Reederei und Bergungs AG; registered at Hamburg. 1941, Transferred to Schlepperkontor Kiel,
1951, Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd; registered at Newcastle; renamed SOUTHSIDER. 1959 Chartered to Tyne Tugs Ltd, Newcastle. 1968 Broken up.



CULLERCOATS. IMO 508287. Built by JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields, launched as Cyclop, 181grt. Engines, Compound 2 cyl, 600ihp.Engines also built by JP Rennoldson & Sons.Single Screw. Renamed 1926. 1942: Requisitioned by German Kriegsmarine, 1942: Allocated to Gruppe Nord as an icebreaker. 1942 Transferred to Marine Bergungs und Seenotdienst Kommando as a salvage tug.
1944 Transferred to Befehlshaber der Sicherung Nordsee. 1945: Returned to owners. 1956: Re-engined by RB Harrison & Son using engine from French trawler BEARN. Triple Exp, 700ihp by J Lewis & Sons, Aberdeen. 1968 broken up.



QUAYSIDER. IMO 5287823. TUG. Built 1955 by Mutzelfeldtwerft, Cuxhaven. 137gt, diesel,  4SA, 8cyl diesel by Klockner-Humboldt-Deutz AG, Cologne. single screw & Kort rudder. History: 1955 Lawson-Batey Tugs Ltd; registered at Newcastle. 1959 Chartered to Tyne Tugs Ltd: TSA Tugs Ltd, Leigh-on-Sea; registered at Jersey; renamed TOWING WIZARD. 1987 Registered at Maldon. 1994 Medmarine Services SA; registered at Panama; renamed TORA. 2001, Michael Xiradakis, Piraeus. 2004 Nafpigia Panagiotaki, Piraeus; renamed NAFPIGIA PANAGIOTAKI. 2005 Broken up.