Oct

3

2014

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS – Redcar Rocks “STAFFTTE”

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Boats & Ships, Shipwrecks Part 2

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 08/09/1876 ANOTHER SHIP ASHORE AT REDCAR             The North German brig “Stafftte” (Eduard Perrow, master) of Memel, bound for Hartlepool with timber and deals, she struck on the rocks called the Flashes, east of Redcar Pier,...

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Oct

3

2014

LIFEBOAT – “Man the lifeboat.”

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 01/09/1876 “MAN THE LIFEBOAT.”  The family of a gentleman of Bradford, who visited the life-boat during a short stay at Redcar, on returning held a child’s Bazaar, and transmitted the proceeds to Mr. J. Burning, coxswain of the life-boat,...

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Oct

1

2014

LIFEBOAT – Lifeboat Practice at Redcar

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea 08/09/1876 LIFEBOAT PRACTICE AT REDCAR             The quarterly practice with the new lifeboat “Burton-on-Trent” took place on Saturday (02/09). The boat having been most successfully launched, under the direction of Mr. J. Bates , chief...

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Sep

29

2014

LIFEBOAT – Service at Redcar

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea 25/08/1876 LIFEBOAT SERVICE AT REDCAR             On Wednesday (23/08) evening, between eight and nine o’clock, the old lifeboat was launched to the rescue of three men who had gone out in the early part of the afternoon for the purpose of...

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Sep

23

2014

ACCIDENT FISHERMEN – Melancholy Coble Accident Loss of Lives Redcar

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Accidents, Fishermen

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 07/07/1876 MELANCHOLY COBLE ACCIDENT OFF REDCAR LOSS OF FOUR LIVES It is our painful duty to have this week to chronicle one of the most distressing occurrences which as ever taken place at Redcar, viz., the capsising of a sailing ccoble, and the...

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Sep

21

2014

LIFEBOAT – A new lifeboat for Redcar

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea 16/06/1876 A NEW LIFEBOAT FOR REDCAR At the annual meeting of the governing body of the United Free Gardeners’ last week, at West Bromwich, it was resolved to order the construction of a lifeboat, for which £400 has already been subscribed, and...

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Sep

19

2014

LIFEBOATS – Gallant lifeboat service at Whitby

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 20/05/1876 GALLANT LIFEBOAT SERVICE AT WHITBY              A very important lifeboat service was performed at Whitby on Wednesday evening (18/05), by which more than a dozen fishermen were rescued from the storm. In the afternoon some...

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Sep

17

2014

LIFEBOAT – Hartlepool new lifeboats

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 19/05/1876 HARTLEPOOL NEW LIFEBOATS              The National Lifeboat Institution has just forwarded another new lifeboat to Hartlepool. The boat is 33 feet long 8 ½ feet wide, and rows 10 oars, double banked; it possesses the usual...

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Sep

9

2014

Shipwrecks & Groundings – “Emily” on Coatham Sands

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Boats & Ships

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 11/02/1876 WRECK OF THE TYNE-LADEN BARQUE NEAR REDCAR             Early on Sunday morning (06/02), the barque ‘Emily’, of Shields, (James Riddle, master), was wrecked in TeesBay, about 2 miles from Redcar. The vessel, which was of...

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Sep

5

2014

FISHERMEN – The Great Ocean Coble Race Redcar and Staithes

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Fishermen

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 10/10/1873 THE OCEAN COBLE RACE AT REDCAR              This match was arranged on the 24th of the last month, between William Thompson, of Whitby, the backer of the Staithes fishermen, and William Picknett and John Wynn, of Redcar the...

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