Aug

25

2013

LIFEBOAT – Rescue of nine Fishermen by the “Redcar”

Lol Hansom

Fishing Vessels, Lifeboat, River Tees & Estuary

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn News 19/03/1874. GALLANT RESCUE OF NINE FISHERMEN BY THE “REDCAR” LIFEBOAT.             On Saturday morning last (12/03), three fishing cobles belonging to Redcar, three men in each boat, whilst pursuing their ordinary avocation, had a very...

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Mar

24

2013

FISHING VESSELS – Herring fishing 1870

Lol Hansom

Fishing Vessels

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Accreditation the Redcar and Middlesbrough Gazette 07/09/1870 SUCCESSFUL HERRING FISHERY AT HARTLEPOOL.             The latter portion of the week just ended was perhaps the most successful period of the having fishery here, especially Friday’s catch, when nearly 60 boats entered the harbour,...

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Jan

7

2013

Fishing Vessels – A ‘Smack’

Lol Hansom

Fishing Vessels

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A Smack Fishing Vessel Smack Fishing Vessel frequently seen 1800’s/100 around the Tees Estuary. Carried other cargoes apart from fish. Photograph and copyright by courtesy of the Aberdeen Maritime Museum.

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Nov

1

2011

Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 07/01/1888 OPEN FISHING BOATS’ LIGHTS           Up to August, 1881, all open fishing boats, when under way at night, were not compelled to display side light, but on the approach of other vessels were to show the red light and green lights...

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Jul

26

2011

BOAT RACING – Coble Racing

dean

Fishing Vessels

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Accreditation Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 15/09/1871 COBLE RACE REDCAR ROCK BUOY – FAIRWAY BUOY           On Saturday afternoon last (8/09/1871) a race took place between two cobles, one the property of Mr. Schmitz, of Coatham, and the other of Mr. Sowerby, Snow Hall, Darlington....

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Mar

21

2010

COBLE – Fishing Boat

dean

Fishing Vessels

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 Redcar Fishing Cobles & Double Enders Cobles   Traditionally Redcar has always had a mixture of craft working from the flat beaches. Cobles generally are the larger boats and are an ideal boat for the North East coast. Originally clinker built from larch on oak, the boats were often ‘powered’...

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