Mar

22

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

21

2013

REDCAR – Redcar and Coatham Rocket Volunteers.

Lol Hansom

Rocket Apparatus

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Accreditation Redcar and Saltburn News 27/05/1875 REDCAR AND COATHAM ROCKET VOLUNTEERS             On Friday last (21/05), the enrolled members of the Rocket Brigade of Redcar and Coatham, held their quarterly practice on the sands, near Coatham Pier. The practice was under the inspection...

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Mar

17

2013

LIFEBOAT – “Burton-on-Trent” exercise.

Lol Hansom

Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 23/06/1871. REDCAR LIFEBOAT EXERCISE “BURTON-ON-TRENT”             On Monday last (19/03). The crew of the Redcar lifeboat, the “Burton-on-Trent,” had their usual quarterly exercise, this time under that the supervision...

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Mar

15

2013

WRECKS – The Annual Wreck Register and Chart for 1969.

Lol Hansom

Ships

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Accreditation the Middlesbrough Gazette 24/10/1870. THE WRECK REGISTER AND CHART FOR 1869             The annual “Wreck Register” has been published. 2114 shipwrecks, with the lamentable loss of 933 fume lives, took place amidst the gales of last year on our coasts. However, as...

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Mar

15

2013

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Dove” “Skylark”. 08/07/1870

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Ships

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 06/07/1870 SHOCKING COLLISION AT SEA A SHIP RUNDOWN AND THREE LIVES LOST             A little after midnight on Monday night (04/07) a fearful collision occurred off the Tees, between the brig “Dove”, of Lynn, coal laden, and the...

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Mar

15

2013

COMPETITION – Rowing Match, Redcar.

Lol Hansom

Boats & Ships

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Accreditation the Middlesbrough Evening Gazette 05/07/1870. ROWING MATCH – REDCAR             On Monday morning (04/07), a rowing match came off at Redcar between J. D. Burnick and J. Metcalfe in the Emma, and T. Baker and W. Burnick in the Swift, for five pounds aside. Mr Kean, Red...

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Mar

15

2013

LIFEBOAT – Lifeboat The.

Lol Hansom

Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 28/01/1870 THE LIFE BOAT             The first lifeboat—or what could be really be considered as such—was, we believe, the one patented by Mr Lukin, in 1785. The peculiarity of this invention was that hard project in gunwales,...

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Mar

15

2013

LIFEBOAT – Redcar and Saltburn Crew Supper

Lol Hansom

Lifeboat

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn by the Sea Gazette 21/01/1870. SUPPER OF THE CREWS OF THE REDCAR AND SALTBURN LIFEBOATS.             On Friday evening (14/01), a supper was given to the crews of the three lifeboats,–viz., the old and new boats at Redcar, and the National Institution...

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Mar

13

2013

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Vester”

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Ships

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 24/12/1869. SHIP ASHORE NEAR SALTBURN.             During the gale of Wednesday night last (22/12), the brig “Vesta,” of Belfast, 11 days from Antwerp for South shoes, went ashore near Saltburn, but happily the crew were saved by...

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Mar

13

2013

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “John” Saltburn

Chris Hansom

Ships

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 29/10/1869. WRECKED SCHOONER – SALTBURN. The wrecked Schooner “John,” which belonged to Mr Alexander Ross, of Tain, in Ross-shire, still lies embedded in the sands, not far from the promenade pie r. It has been ascertained that...

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