Galliet off Huntcliff

25/11/1830 on this day a galliet was wrecked off Huntcliff, and the crew escaped on their own boat. The Lieutenant of the coastguards, with his men in their boat, boarded the ship. The storm grew and the Redcar lifeboat was sent for, but when she got to Saltburn, it was to find the ship dismasted and the coastguard drowned. The body of the Lieutenant was found in the River Tees three weeks later,


Chris Hansom May 26, 2014 Uncategorized