May

11

2013

ACCIDENT – Pilot James Carter

Lol Hansom

Accidents, Boats & Ships

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  Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 18/03/1870. A NARROW ESCAPE FROM DROWNING.              An incident occurred yesterday (Thursday 17/03) morning to a pilot named James Carter. Carter and another pilot named Edward Guy put off to a ship which had signalled for...

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May

3

2013

LIFE BRIGADE – REDCAR Inspection new rockets

Lol Hansom

Rocket Apparatus

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 12/06/1886. REDCAR LIFE BRIGADE.             The members of the Redcar Life Brigade were called together on Wednesday afternoon week (03/06) to practice with the new rockets, impressions of Captain Robertson, R. N., surveyor general...

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Apr

9

2013

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS – “Johns”

Chris Hansom

Ships

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 04/03/1870 SHIPWRECKS AND GROUNDINGS – SCHOONER “Johns” Soon after midnight on Monday (28/02), the schooner Johns, of Sunderland, bound from Santander to Middlesbrough, became a wreck just outside the bar at the mouth of the Tees . At...

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Apr

9

2013

SHIPWRECKS AND GROUNDINGS – “Johns” Wreck on North Gare

Lol Hansom

Ships

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 04/03/1870 SHIPWRECKS AND GROUNDINGS – SCHOONER “Johns”             Soon after midnight on Monday (28/02), the schooner Johns, of Sunderland, bound from Santander to Middlesbrough, became a wreck just outside the bar at the...

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Mar

25

2013

BOAT RACING – Coble race at Redcar

Lol Hansom

Boats & Ships

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 15/09/1871. COBBLE RACE – REDCAR.           On Saturday afternoon last (09/09), a race took place between two cobles, one the property of Mr Schmitz, of Coatham, and the other of Mr Sowerby, Snow Hall, Darlington. Both were manned...

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Mar

24

2013

FISHING VESSELS – Herring fishing 1870

Lol Hansom

Fishing Vessels

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Accreditation the Redcar and Middlesbrough Gazette 07/09/1870 SUCCESSFUL HERRING FISHERY AT HARTLEPOOL.             The latter portion of the week just ended was perhaps the most successful period of the having fishery here, especially Friday’s catch, when nearly 60 boats entered the harbour,...

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Mar

22

2013

LIFEBOAT – Redcar Lifeboat Practice

Lol Hansom

Lifeboat

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 19/04/1890. REDCAR LIFEBOAT PRACTICE                 During the last few days the town had been several placards announcing that on Wednesday the (16/4), the National Lifeboat would be launched for practice. At 2 p.m. a large number...

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Mar

22

2013

ROCKET APPARATUS – Practice

Lol Hansom

Rocket Apparatus

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn News 14/10/1875 ROCKET PRACTICE AT REDCAR             On Tuesday (12/10) forenoon, the volunteers attached to the Rocket Apparus for saving life, belonging to Redcar and Coatham, was summoned to assemble on the sands, west of Coatham Pier, for their usual...

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Mar

22

2013

ROCKET APPARATUS – Inspection of crew and equipment.

Lol Hansom

Lifeboat, Rocket Apparatus

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Accreditation Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 02/09/1875 REDCAR AND COATHAM ROCKET APPARATUS             On Saturday last (28/08), the members forming the volunteer corps of the Redcar and Coatham Rocket Apparatus were put through their drill on Redcar Sands, south of the pier. Chief...

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Mar

22

2013

BOAT RACING – Coble Race at Redcar

Lol Hansom

Boats & Ships, Ships

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Accreditation Redcar and Saltburn News 29/07/1875. COBLE RACE AT REDCAR           On Tuesday, (27/07) afternoon, a few gentleman headed by Capt Sowerby of Darlington, clubbed together, and made a handsome sum of money, to be contested by cobles under sheet. Considering the short notice for...

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