Mar

13

2013

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Dawson”

Chris Hansom

Ships

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Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 26/11/1869. SHIP ASHORE AT REDCAR TWO OF THE CREW DROWNED. Tuesday night (22/11), a vessel, the brig “Dawson,” Capt Barker, from Hamburg to Newcastle in ballast, struck on the Salt Scar rocks off Redcar, and two of the crew met with...

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Feb

26

2013

Gallery – Shipwrecks

Chris Hansom

Ships

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Shipwrecks off our coast. no images were found      

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Jan

7

2013

Fishing Vessels – A ‘Smack’

Lol Hansom

Fishing Vessels

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A Smack Fishing Vessel Smack Fishing Vessel frequently seen 1800’s/100 around the Tees Estuary. Carried other cargoes apart from fish. Photograph and copyright by courtesy of the Aberdeen Maritime Museum.

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Dec

24

2012

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Esk”

Lol Hansom

Ships

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A Greenland whaler, named the “Esk”, of Whitby, Captain Dunbar, from Greenland to Whitby, (out of the port of Tyne returning to its home port of Whitby) with a cargo of oil, was driven in a storm from the N.E. on to Marske sands and became a total wreck. Out of the crew of 27, only 3 were...

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Dec

22

2012

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Caledonia” Wrecked on Redcar Rocks

Chris Hansom

Ships

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The sinking of a smack The following photograph (copyright of museum, although not the ‘Caledonia’) was gratefully supplied to us by the Aberdeen Maritime Museum. These type of vessels were to be seen around the Tees Estuary during the Late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Photograph courtesy...

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Mar

18

2012

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Stora-Korsnas”

dean

Ships

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STORA-KORSNAS        LINK I, ex NERLANDIA, ex JOLLY ORO, ex TOR NERLANDIA Date of Loss: 5th November 1991 Depth: 38m (Lowest astronomical depth) Reference: 54 37’.600 N 000 53’.358 W Location: 3.5 miles N of Skinningrove STORA-KORSNAS I (Official No.7230680) was a steel roll-on/roll-off...

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Feb

8

2012

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Coral Queen”

dean

Ships

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 22/2/1890 TERRIBLE COLLISION OFF HARTLEPOOL           A terrible collision, resulting, it is feared, in the loss of nearly whole of a vessel’s crew occurred off the Hartlepool’s. The colliding vessels were the “Brino” (Captain...

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Dec

11

2011

LIFEBOAT – The Brothers

dean

Lifeboat

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 06/12/1884. LAUNCH OF NEW LIFE BOAT AT REDCAR           On Monday afternoon (01/12), a mew life-boat, which has been sent by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution to replace the “Burton-on-Trent”, was launched at Redcar in the presence...

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Dec

7

2011

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Samarang”

dean

Ships

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the-Sea Gazette 11/10/188.  Shipwreck Near Saltburn EXCITING SCENE           About 2am on Friday (10/10) morning a strong gale began to blow from the North-West. About 4 a.m. the man on the lookout at Saltburn discerned a vessel labouring hard to make...

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Nov

16

2011

SHIPWRECKS & GROUNDINGS “Granite”

dean

Ships

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Accreditation The Redcar and Saltburn-by-the Sea Gazette 17/11/188. DISTRESSING WRECK – OFF THE TEES HARBOUR           The stormy weather that commenced on Sunday (11/88) appeared to reach its climax on Monday night (12/88) and Tuesday morning (13/88), and the list of the shipping casualties...

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