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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Preston Cemetery North Shields - Memorials to War


Preston Cemetery North Shields - Memorials to War.

There are several memorials to the those who lost their lives  serving their country in the Second and First World Wars. The cemetery is a Commonwealth War Grave and contains 152 graves from the Great War and 223 from the Second World War. Most of the dead from WW1 would be buried near where they fell in Belgium and France.
Over 750,000 British armed forces members lost their lives in the Great War.
Contained within the cemetery grounds is a memorial to the 65 miners who lost their lives in the Great War from the nearby Preston Colliery.
This memorial was erected in 1924.
Also laid to rest in the cemetery are some of those lost their lives in one of the biggest civilian tragedies of WW2 when a German bomb hit an air raid shelter btween 3/4 of May 1941 when 107 people were killed. There are graves of other civilians who lost their lives due to the German bombings at other times.
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Border Force Cutter Seeker on the Tyne


Border Force Cutter Seeker on the Tyne.

The Seeker is part of a class of 4 vessels operated by the UK Border Force.
These ships are 42m in length with a crew of 12, they take part in boarding operations using a RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) .
They also work with ships of the Royal Navy.
The official Prefix of these vessels is HMC (Her Majesty's Cutters).
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Monday, July 17, 2017

Quay Motorcycle Club North Shields


Quay Motorcycle Club, North Shields.

Each year the Quay Motorcycle club holds a bike show to raise funds for the RNLI at North Shields Fish Quay, some of these bikes are real works of art.
Photos taken 16/07/2017.
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Monday, April 03, 2017

Fishing Boats on the Tyne


Fishing Boats on the Tyne.

Pictures of a variety of fishing vessels on the river Tyne, taken on the 3rd of April 2017.
Here are further pictures of North Shields Fish Quay & the Fish Quay at Dusk.
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Sunday, April 02, 2017

Stephenson Railway Museum North Shields


Stephenson Railway Museum, North Shields. 

The Stephenson Railway Museum was created in honour of George Stephenson, a son of Tyneside and the "Father of the Railways".
To see further photos of the history of George and Robert Stephenson please click here.
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