Jan

6

2015

MEETINGS (other) – Samuel Plimsoll, M.P. address to his constituents

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Meetings Other Places, People & Characters, Shipwrecks Gallery

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 14/01/1876 MR.SAMUEL PLIMSOLL, M.P. Address to his constituents             That brave and loyal champion of the sailors, Mr. Samuel Plimsoll, M.P., addressed his constituents on the 10th inst., at Derby, the honourable gentleman’s...

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Dec

31

2014

LIFEBOAT – Grand Fete to the Free Gardeners and Fishermen of Redcar

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Lifeboat, Redcar

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 23/11/1877. GRAND FETE TO THE FREE GARDENERS AND FISHERMAN OF REDCAR             Yesterday (22/11), a grand demonstration took place at Redcar in connection with the United Order of Free Gardeners, the immediate object of which appears...

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Dec

30

2014

LIFEBOAT – Redcar Lifeboats

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Lifeboat, Redcar

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 23/11/1877 THE LIFEBOATS On, Tuesday last (20/11), both the Redcar lifeboats the Burton-on-Trent, and the United Free Gardner were on duty, in the brave endeavour to save the 10 fishermen whose lives were in jeopardy outside the West Scar rocks....

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Dec

24

2014

SHIPWRECKS – Violent Gale

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Shipwrecks Part 2, Weather & Tides

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 19/10/1877 VIOLENT GALE             The first of four storms of which we have been warned from New York swept over the British Islands with unusual violence on Sunday night (14/10) and Monday (15/10). The weather in Redcar and the neighbourhood...

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Dec

23

2014

LIFEBOAT – The Free Gardeners Lifeboat (Carriage)

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 19/10/1877. THE FREE GARDENER  LIFEBOAT AT REDCAR             The carriage of this boat arrived on Monday afternoon (15/10), and after the boat had been hoisted thereon, it was placed in the boat house. It will no doubt be remembered...

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Dec

21

2014

LIFE BRIGADE – Inspection of the Redcar & Coatham Volunteer Life Brigade

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Rocket Apparatus

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 12/10/1877. QUARTERLY INSPECTION OF THE REDCAR AND COATHAM VOLUNTEER LIFE BRIGADE.             The quarterly practice of this brigade took place on Tuesday afternoon (02/10), when the members were inspected by Captain Cecil F. Johnson,...

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Dec

20

2014

BOATS & SHIPS – Collision between two sailing vessels Channel

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Boats & Ships

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 28/09/1877 COLLISION BETWEEN TWO SAILING VESSELS             The collision between two sailing vessels in the Channel has directed attention to the position held by pilots. The law is very simple. Where his employment is not compulsory...

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Dec

14

2014

LIFEBOATS – Launch of the new Lifeboat at Redcar. “The United Free Gardeners”

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 03/08/1877. LAUNCH OF THE NEW LIFEBOAT AT REDCAR             The new life board given to Redcar by the United Order of Free Gardeners was launched on Monday last (30/07), under auspicious circumstances. The weather was magnificent, and...

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Dec

10

2014

ROCKET APPARATUS – Redcar & Coatham Volunteer Life Brigade

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Rocket Apparatus

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 20/07/1877. REDCAR AND COATHAM VOLUNTEER LIFE BRIGADE             This brigade was inspected on Thursday evening (12/07), by Captain C. F. Johnson, Assistant Coastguard Inspector. At the last quarterly inspection, owing to their being...

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Dec

5

2014

LIFEBOAT – The New Redcar Lifeboat

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 27/07/1877. THE NEW REDCAR LIFEBOAT             On Monday next (30/07), the new lifeboat presented by the Free Gardeners to the Redcar fishermen, will be launched, and the event will be celebrated by a grand demonstration and procession...

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