Jan

23

2011

VESSEL’S – Steamers Come to Redcar

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Ships

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the Sea Gazette 08/09/1871. STEAMERS COME TO REDCAR               TRIP TO HARTLEPOOL. For the first time this season an excursion to the sea port of Hartlepool is announced. For Tuesday, 12th, September, 1871, on which day the well known steamer...

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Jan

23

2011

LIFEBOAT – Burton-on-Trent.

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation Redcar & Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 23/061871 REDCAR LIFEBOAT BURTON-ON-TRENT           On Monday, 19th, June 1871, the crew of the Redcar lifeboat the “Burton on Trent,” had their usual quarterly exercise, this time under the supervision of Captain Ward, R.N., the inspector...

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BOAT RACING – Boat Race Round Saltscar Bouy.

Dec

24

2010

BOAT RACING – Boat Race Round Saltscar Bouy.

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Boats & Ships, Fishing Vessels

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Jun

10

2010

FISHING – Incident Scarborough Coble Ran on Rocks

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Fishermen

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 11/07/1936 Redcar Mentioned In “Lifeboat” When Scarboro’ Coble Ran On Rocks    Although it is stated that owing to the very large number of services early in the year, many accounts are left over to a later issue, Redcar receives a brief mention in...

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Jun

5

2010

LIFEBOAT – House Promenade – The Zetland

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 18//01/1936 REDCAR – OLDEST LIFEBOAT-HOUSE    Negotiations have been started for the probable acquisition by the Redcar Corporation of the old lifeboat-house judging by the minutes of the Finance Committee regarding their meeting on December 30th, 1935. The Town...

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May

26

2010

LIFEBOAT – General Notes

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Lifeboat

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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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Lifeboat

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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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Lifeboat

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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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Apr

12

2010

FISHING – Review In Redcar

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Fishermen

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Review of Fishing In Redcar (1935) Lobsters Fetch High Prices    Fishing during 1935 has been on the whole more successful than 1934. The seas have not been as rough and boats have been able to get well out and make catches before nightfall. The anglers on the Pier are perhaps the most fortunate as...

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Mar

21

2010

COBLE – Fishing Boat

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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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