Howdon Yard

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Reference WMO/281828


Port of Tyne

Maritime House

21 Tyne Dock

South Shields

NE34 9PT


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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
About the memorial: Brass Plaque in wooden frame. Note that the plaque was relocated on closure of the Howdon [shipbuilding] yard. It was placed in storage, so an advance appointment is needed. NEWMP advise that this was at the Tyne Improvement Commissioners office at Merchant House, South Shields. By April 2021 that body has been replaced by the Port of Tyne who are at the address stated above. However verification that this is the current home of the memorial would be appreciated.
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1914-1918/To the Glory of God/and/in never fading memory of/our heroic comrades/who laid down their lives/ for God and Country/in the Great European War. /8 names]/Erected by the Officials and Workmen/of the Tyne Improvement Commission/Howdon Yard Department

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