Contributors to the TID tugs site

This site is a compilation of research by many individuals and organisations.

Martin Stevens would like to offer sincere thanks to the following for their contributions of photographs, publications, facts and stories.

Barney Hunt, chief engineer of motor tug Kent and member of The South Eastern Tug Society

Robbie Neale, World Ship Society, Chatham Historic Dockyard

Ron Hall, late owner of steam tug Brent (TID 159)

John Stevenson, researcher and compiler of the Medway Maritime Trust and TID tugs websites

Mike Toms, Martin Staniforth, Keith Hatt, David Hatt and Jack Denham, volunteer crew on TID 164

G.M. Capelin, author of One Tug Per Week

R.L. Aitkin, author of paper 1079, Special Wartime Prefabrication Methods Employed In The Construction Of Small Vessels, published 17th December 1946 for The Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland

David Russell, ex-crew member of a TID in Portsmouth Dockyard (click for article)

W.R. Deeble, memories of a TID at war (click for article)

Max Brown, joint owner of TID 172

George Trevethick, John Nicol, Stephen Carter and Chris Brown, who gave valuable assistance to Mike Taylor for his article on TIDs in Archive Magazine

Paul Kirkbride, joint owner of steam tug Kerne and Seaport Alpha (TID 43)

Laurie Thorpe, of Thorne, Doncaster

Pekka Snellman, joint owner of TOMMI (TID 35) and Chairman of Finnish Steamship Association

David Waller, for updated information about the TIDS exported to Finland (© Bengt Sjöström 2002)

Patrick David from Bayeux, France


(If we have forgotten to credit your contribution, please contact us!)