The shed needs some attention and we need to raise £28,000 to re-roof it.
The new rudder has had a trial fit to check the alignment of the pintle (rudder stock)
09:00 Friday 20 May 2016, Vicky Newman of the Gazette wrote:
An exhibition tracking the 150-year history of a life-saving group will be unveiled this weekend.
Always Ready, an exhibition marking the anniversary of the South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade (SSVLB), goes on display on Saturday at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, in Ocean Road, where it will remain until September 17.
The brigade was formed in 1866, following a wreck that took 32 lives on the treacherous Black Middens.
Good article about the Sovereign and the Shemaron is interesting as well.
Organised by the Bridlington Sailing Coble Preservation Society and The Coble and Keelboat Society, in co-operation with the Bridlington Harbour Commissioners and proudly sponsored by the Independent Shellfishermen’s Co-operative (Bridlington) Limited. Complete flyer
Continue reading Bridlington Sailing Coble Festival, 13-14 August
The site tidy was apparently to drastic for some and I think they have a point. Nearly all of it was archived and just needs bringing back.
It takes time and will be a fairly random process. TBE Aug 16
Home page in nemaritimetrust.co.uk/boats.
|Favourite||1947||1050||National Historic Ships|
|Henry Frederick Swan||1917||2047||National Historic Ships|
|Rachel Douglas||1947||2296||National Historic Ships|
|Peggy||1924||2976||National Maritime Museum|
|Irene Patricia||1974||3006||National Maritime Museum|
|Golden Gleam||1948||2977||National Maritime Museum|
|Joan||c.1920||2899||National Maritime Museum|
|Royal Diadem ll||1948||2327||National Maritime Museum|
|Spring Tide||1966||3004||National Maritime Museum|
|Orcadian||1908||3075||National Maritime Museum|
|Tyne||1833||1485||National Maritime Museum|
|Orcadian is a recent entry and is on our ‘associated with’ list
Detailed information on boats on the National Historic Ships Register at Greenwich can be accessed on nationalhistoricships.org.uk
Pleased to be able to confirm that NEMT has signed the lease for the boatyard next door (that used to be the premises of Fred Crowell, who has retired).
Once we get essential repairs done, it promises to be great asset, allowing us to bring boats up the slipway into the yard and increasing our capacity for workspace and restoration projects.
April 2: Re-enactment of a rescue by breeches buoy at the south pier near the South Shields Voluntary Life Brigade. This will involve one of our fishing vessels acting as a wrecked ship from which the rescue will be carried-out. Visit SSVLB website.
May – July Talks by Tony Barrow and Kelso Yuill.
August Bank Holiday Newcastle Old Boats gathering at the NE1 pontoon.
September Boatyard Bistro
September Heritage Open Days 8 – 11th
The are now too many boats for the front page menu to handle so the boats that we love are now in their own sub-folder. They can be accessed in what may be considered their own site, nemaritimetrust.co.uk/boats/