In 1914 the Whitby lifeboatmen, along with four other boats from the treacherous north east coast of England, saved 85[…]Read more
Frank Meadow Sutcliffe (Hon. FRP.), active between 1875 and 1910, was probably one of the greatest photographers of his day. Many of his subjects include the local boats, lifeboatmen and fisherfolk of his local area.
We bring two tales of rescue from Whitby, one at sea and one after dragging the lifeboat ‘Robert Whitworth’ overland[…]Read more
Freeman was sole survivor of a tragic disaster on 9 February 1861, when his 12 fellow crew members drowned. This[…]Read more
‘Cruises of the Joan’ by W E Sinclair is from a delightful series, published by the Lodestar Library. In this[…]Read more