Aug

7

2011

ZETLAND – LIFEBOAT

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Accreditation to AN OLD STAGER  Redcar & Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 02/06/1894 THE ORIGIN OF THE SOUTH SHIELD and REDCAR LIFEBOATS _______ THE FIRST SOUTH SHIELDS BOATS           From numberless versions as to the origin of the lifeboat, space will allow for a mere glance. In 1789, the...

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Jul

31

2011

LIFEBOAT – The Redcar Lifeboats

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 29/03/1878 THE REDCAR LIFEBOAT      Yesterday, in consequence of the sea rising suddenly, one of the Redcar fishing cobles was unable to land. The coxswain of the “Burton-on-Trent” being on the alert, got out his boat but seeing the endangered...

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Jul

31

2011

FISHERMEN – Off in Fog – Rescue

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 13/12/1878. REDCAR FISHERMEN OFF IN A FOG      On Tuesday, the north east coast was enveloped in a dense fog, which came on very suddenly between nine and ten a.m., and continued through the day. During the forenoon it was so thick it was...

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Jul

30

2011

Accreditation The Redcar & Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 26/10/1877. THE FREE GARDENERS’ LIFEBOAT AT REDCAR      The crew of the Free Gardener went out for their first practice with this boat on Tuesday afternoon, the 18th inst. A good launch was effected the boat, with its complement of twenty...

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Jul

30

2011

LIFEBOAT – Gallant rescue of ten fishermen

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette. 23/11/1877 GALLANT RESCUE OF TEN FISHERMEN      On Tuesday a violent north westerly gale prevailed on this coast, having come on very suddenly between nine and ten o’clock a.m., and the beach at Redcar soon became thronged with anxious...

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Jul

30

2011

Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 26/10/1877.    SHIP ASHORE IN THE TEES “SCOTTISH MINSTREL” On Tuesday evening, a large and fine full rigged ship, called the “Scottish Minstrel,” left Middlesbrough Docks bound for Beypore, India. She had been loaded at the Anderstone...

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Jul

30

2011

Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 21/12/1877. TWO LADEN VESSELS ON REDCAR ROCKS CRITICAL POSITION OF A LARGE SCREW STEAMER      A fine built three masted screw steamer struck on Redcar rocks on Wednesday evening, two hours after high water, where she now lies, about three...

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Jul

30

2011

INCIDENT – Redcar Three Redcar Fishermen, Narrow Escape

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 16/03/1877 NARROW ESCAPE OF THREE REDCAR FISHERMEN       On Monday morning, during a violent south westerly gale, a Redcar fisherman named Dobson and his two sons had a very narrow escape from drowning. They were out pursuing their avocation...

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Jul

30

2011

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Vine” Stranded on Redcar Rocks

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Accreditation The Redcar & Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette  09/02/1877 THE STRANDING OF THE s.s. VINE ON REDCAR ROCKS       A Board of Trade Inquiry into the cause of the stranding of the s.s. Vine, of Hull on Redcar Rocks on the 20th inst., was opened at Middlesbrough of Saturday, and after evidence...

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Jul

29

2011

Accreditation The Redcar & Saltburn News. 22/01/1874 A FISHING COBLE RUN DOWN AT THE TEES      Early on Thursday morning, 21st inst, the steam tug “Patriot,” owned by Messrs Duncan, of Stockton, was entering the Tees, and passing the entrance buoys, the steamer came into collision with, and...

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