Aug

24

2014

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS – Storm and loss of Life.

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Shipwrecks Part 2

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn News 17/12/1874 ANOTHER STORM SHIPWRECKS AND LOSS OF LIFE The Hartlepools             A terrible Gale prevailed during Saturday (12/12) night and Sunday (13/12), and was attended with great loss of life. The wind was from the north-east. The schooner ‘Lady...

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Jun

17

2014

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS – ROHILLA at Whitby

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Shipwrecks Part 3

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Accreditation the Evening Gazette 30/04/2014 WORLD WAR I –  HOSPITAL SHIP ‘ROHILLA’ RUNS AGROUND AT WHITBY             Although outside the records kept by this site, the hospital vessel ‘Rohilla’ must be mentioned for her part in the First World War 1. Whilst travelling...

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May

25

2014

Shipwrecks & Groundings – Sloop “Margaretha” – Loss of life Redcar

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Boats & Ships

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Accreditation the Stockton Mercury 28/03/1857. SLOOP  “MARGARETHA” REDCAR LOSS OF LIFE              Between two and 3 o’clock on the afternoon of Sunday (22/03), a vessel apparently in great distress, and which afterwards proved to be the sloop Margaredtha, Mienen, of and from Carolinensicl...

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Feb

23

2014

SHIPWRECK – ENGLANDS’ ROSE

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Boats & Ships

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Accreditation FB Zetland Lifeboat Museum ‘ENGLANDS ROSE’ Often recorded as the ‘Rose of England’, the proper name is ‘Englands Rose’. She was a three masted schooner, on her way from Yarmouth to Hartlepool in ballast, when she struck Saltscar rocks. When she struck...

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Oct

29

2013

ACCIDENT – Coble accident Tees Bay

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Accidents, Boats & Ships, Ships

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea, 12/05/1871. COBLE ACCIDENT             One of the West Hartlepool pilots, named Charles Hood, narrowly escaped drowning in the Bay, whilst attempting to board a small schooner, on Monday (08/05). His son, who accompanied him, had got safely...

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Oct

17

2013

SHIPPING – Harbour of Refuge on the North-East Coast

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Boats & Ships

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 24/02/1871.   HARBOUR OF REFUGE ON THE NORTH-EAST COAST.               Lord Claud Hamilton (M.P. For Lynn) will move on March 7th “that the recommendation of the Harbour Commissioners of 1868 be carried out.” The recommendation...

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Sep

15

2013

COBLE RACE – Staithes and Redcar

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Boats & Ships, Fishermen

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 06/02/1874.  OCEAN COBLE RACE              On Saturday last (31/01), a coble race, for three valuable silver cups, took place off Staithes. The races excited a great amount of interest, the Staithes men being the favourites. The...

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Aug

25

2013

LIFEBOAT – Rescue of nine Fishermen by the “Redcar”

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Fishing Vessels, Lifeboat, River Tees & Estuary

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn News 19/03/1874. GALLANT RESCUE OF NINE FISHERMEN BY THE “REDCAR” LIFEBOAT.             On Saturday morning last (12/03), three fishing cobles belonging to Redcar, three men in each boat, whilst pursuing their ordinary avocation, had a very...

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Jul

31

2013

National Lifeboat Institution 1873

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Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the -Sea Gazette 02/01/1874. LIFEBOAT SERVICES IN 1873.             In 1873, the lifeboats of the National Lifeboat Institution saved 469 lives, in addition to 21, vessels from destruction. During the same period the lifeboat Institution granted rewards...

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May

11

2013

LAW & ORDER – Assault West Coatham

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Boats & Ships, Law & Order

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 14/04/1870. ASSAULT AT WEST COATHAM.              On Sunday (10/04) evening last, a violent assault was committed at the house of Mr Thompson, farmer, West Coatham, under the following circumstances. :- It appears that a number of...

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