Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 132,618 pages of information and 209,984 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
J. P. Almond of North Shields
Shipbuilders. Example: 1860 tug J P Almond 
Small grasshopper engine at Shambler’s Wharf, Cowes, Isle of Wight . The engine drove slipway haulage machinery at E. Cole and Sons Shambler’s Yard, running on compressed air when photographed by George Watkins in 1969. He recorded the output as about 8 - 10 HP. Cylinder 12" bore, 2' 3" stroke.