For at least three generations the Shaw family has been involved in Coastal Shipping.  Firstly on the Dee Estuary in North Wales then on the Severn Estuary and the Bristol Channel working the Southern Irish Trade.  Finally the family worked the East Coast and the Dutch Trade.


​Humphrey Shaw 1847 - 1923

Master Mariner

Vessels: Alfred,  Elizabeth Hyam


Hugh Shaw 1881 - 1966

Master Mariner

Vessels:  Mary Elizabeth, Sarah Latham, JCR, Kate, Camborne, Irene,  Ryelands,  Eldorita


​Humphrey Kenneth Shaw  1916 -

Master Mariner

​Vessels:- Irene,  Ryelands,  Eldorita, Arlingham,  Fretherne, Zanzibar




Lewis David Aldridge 1854 - 1930

Master Mariner

Vessels: Emily

Shaw Shipping