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J. S. Watson

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J. S. Watson was an inland Humber shipyard, situated 18 miles further up the Trent from the Richard Dunston Thorne yard.

1912 Gainsborough yard. Construction of lighters[1]

WWII Most of its output was during World War II, when it built standard tugs, "VIC" type Clyde puffers and naval craft.

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Sources of Information

  • British Shipbuilding Yards. 3 vols by Norman L. Middlemiss