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Online access to Armstrong Mitchell plans and photographs available for the first time

Following a highly successful collaborative project between Tyne and Wear Archives Service (TWAS) and Tyne and Wear Museums (TWM), we are delighted to announce that digital thumbnail images of several hundred Armstrong Mitchell plans and photographs are now available to search online for the first time

Discover if we hold a photograph or plan for a particular ship by searching our online catalogue.

General arrangement plan of yard number 297, SS 'Sam Weller' (TWAS: DS.VA/2/5453; TWM: G7583):

Sam Weller

Detail from a profile plan of yard number 473, 'Gluckauf', the world’s first oil transporter (TWAS: DS.VA/2/5588; TWM: G7722):


Photograph of yard number 738, 'Southern Cross' in floating dock, 1903 (TWM: 1993.9540.1):

Southern Cross


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