Oct

30

2009

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Rose”

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Ships

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At, about 12 midnight Thursday, 8th, March, 1804, the inhabitants of Redcar were alarmed by a very heavy firing; thinking the enemy were off the coast, the drums were ordered to beat arms. The Sea Fencibles* commanded by Captain Thrush were, in a few minutes, on the sands, when it proved to be minute...

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Oct

14

2009

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Caledonia”

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Ships

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The sinking of a smack ‘Caledonia’ The following photograph (copyright of museum, although not the ‘Caledonia’) was gratefully supplied to us by the Aberdeen Maritime Museum. A smack was an English sailing vessel that was used to bring the fish to market for most of the 19th century and even...

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Oct

5

2009

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Oct

5

2009

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Oct

5

2009

COBBOLD – David (The Redcar Cabbie who they did not want in gaol)

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People & Characters

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Accreditation This interesting true story about a Redcar Cabbie who they did not want to keep in gaol, is provided by the Cleveland Standard 1934. Old Redcar Cabby’s Amazing Tramp From Newton to Durham Gaol Astounding New Year Resolution Mr David Cobbold is a man in a million. He’s the...

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