May

26

2010

LIFEBOAT – General Notes

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Accreditation The Standard The Independent Newsagent Saturday, JULY 1st 1933 The Life-Boat Service    The report of the Royal National Life-boat Institution for 1932 has been issued. The number of lives recovered from shipwrecks was 395. This was more than  in 1931, and the largest number for the...

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May

12

2010

ZETLAND – The beginning of the Museum 1933

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 11/12/1933. Lifeboat Museum – The Beginning Zetland Museum, Promenade, Redcar.    I see that according to the minutes of the Finance Committee the solicitors of the executors of the owner of the lease of the old lifeboat-house have approached Redcar Corporation...

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May

6

2010

ZETLAND – Lifeboat – The

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 20/03/1937 THE ZETLAND LIFEBOAT A Talk by Dr. Robinson    Dr. A.S. Robinson, chairman of the local branch of the National Lifeboat Institution gave a most interesting lecture on “The Zetland Lifeboat,” the boat that has saved over 500 lives, in the Albion...

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Feb

27

2010

ZETLAND – Redcar’s Jewel in the Crown

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“ZETLAND” Redcar’s Jewel in the Crown The “Zetland” lifeboat, and how it has become a visitor attraction along the Esplanade at Redcar. Many thanks go to the Zetland Museum for the assistance in putting this page together, and in particular F. Brunskill. (2010) It was the...

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Feb

5

2010

ZETLAND – Lifeboat The

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 THE ZETLAND LIFEBOAT    The Zetland Lifeboat is the oldest preserved lifeboat in the world, and plays a great part of Redcar’s’ history.      Zetland was built at South Shields in the early 1800’s by Henry Greathead. As a result of being bought by fishermen at Redcar for £100,...

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Feb

3

2010

  Lifeboats at Redcar Zetland                                     1802  – 1864 United Free Gardeners               1877 – 1898 Known locally as the         ‘Emma’   Sir James Knottwas the last of the traditional lifeboats...

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