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Forum: General topics 27-07-2019, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Hi Gordon, can you send me a private message on...

Hi Gordon, can you send me a private message on here instead , I don't have access to my main email at this time, which is where those requests will be.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 22-07-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
This is my best attempt of placing that map over...

This is my best attempt of placing that map over google.
Tried to line up the gut, warkworth road, rocks on the shore and river.
Not too sure of how accurate the result.

There were some short...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 21-07-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
Very suspicious timbers anyway. I wonder if they...

Very suspicious timbers anyway. I wonder if they were still there when Marples/Camper & Nicholsons dug the marina out?
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 21-07-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
Finally found our image of the pre harbour...

Finally found our image of the pre harbour (proposed) construction map. -This was in the thread regarding the Guyzance Manufactory storage building on the Coquet so ignore the arrow-

You can see...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-07-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
It was this thing that caught my eye. Not sure...

It was this thing that caught my eye. Not sure what it is - look like really big timbers on their side, possibly an older structure that has fallen over?
...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-07-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
I noticed those things as well! The Warkworth...

I noticed those things as well! The Warkworth picture has a cart tipped up with the shafts pointing skywards and the interior covered with a tarp.

Regarding the staithes - I'd have fallen in the...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 16-07-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
Steam contraption? Looks like a winch with a...

Steam contraption?

Looks like a winch with a boiler and chimney in there.

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/steam-winch-crane.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
The ship in the photo S.S. Ellington appears to...

The ship in the photo S.S. Ellington appears to have been sunk in a collision in 1917.

https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?68709

She was quite an Amble regular around 1900.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/warkworth....

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/warkworth.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
I wonder what the submerged structure is in the...

I wonder what the submerged structure is in the last enlargement? the old Radcliffe Staithes crossed over there somewhere.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/coquet.jpg...

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/coquet.jpg

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/coquet2.jpg

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/coquet3.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
Not sure what's going on in the harbour in front...

Not sure what's going on in the harbour in front of the tug. Dredging I assume. There's one of those lighters alongside the crane vessel with a chute going into it.
I think most of this stuff was...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/queen-stre...

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/queen-street-amble.jpg

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/queen-street-amble2.jpg
...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-07-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
Robert McInnes' son, also Robert, was killed in...

Robert McInnes' son, also Robert, was killed in the great war serving as a officer with the Lancashire Fusiliers. I have his service papers somewhere.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-07-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Coquet
Views of Amble & District R.G.McInnes

Picked up this one yesterday at 'Barter Books' - they had it dated as '[nd]1920'

Been looking for one for years. Think it is a fair bit earlier that 1920? The photos are anyway. Not really...
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 08-05-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 30,950
Posted By Coquet
Could be miners at the bottom of a colliery...

Could be miners at the bottom of a colliery heapstead somewhere. No photographer's name visible from the front. I'm tempted to open it to see if there is anything on the back.

I'm not familiar...
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 08-05-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 30,950
Posted By Coquet
I picke up an interesting one in Blyth the other...

I picke up an interesting one in Blyth the other day, allegedly a bunch of miners:

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/blyth-2.jpg

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/blyth-3.jpg
...
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 08-05-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 30,950
Posted By Coquet
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 08-05-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,064
Posted By Coquet
I was in Elswick Cemetery a couple of days back....

I was in Elswick Cemetery a couple of days back. It's on the north bank of the Tyne directly above the area where Armstrong's shipbuilding/ armament factories were.

Anyway, this one caught my...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-02-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Coquet
Also worth looking at the 1939 register. Fire...

Also worth looking at the 1939 register. Fire service generally gets a note added to the person's record. (As with ARP etc)
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 04-12-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,329
Posted By Coquet
Wonderful. I think we've missed the latest spring...

Wonderful. I think we've missed the latest spring tides but I've have a look soon. I wonder if there is a ship's hold shaped block of cement on the site? :D
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 24-11-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,329
Posted By Coquet
Wreck of the Monaleen

Anyone remember where it was? where do I look? some numbers on a pic of Marden rocks:

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/marden-rocks.jpg
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 24-11-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,329
Posted By Coquet
Market Harborough Advertiser and Midland Mail 27...

Market Harborough Advertiser and Midland Mail 27 November 1942:

"The wreck of the steamer Monaleen which has been on the Marden Rocks Northumberland since 1928, was blown up for scrap"
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 24-11-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,329
Posted By Coquet
Mickey the cat remained in Amble. :) Some of the...

Mickey the cat remained in Amble. :) Some of the local moggies are said to claim ancestry to Mickey.


So nothing remains today of this one? Anyone had a look?
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 24-11-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,329
Posted By Coquet
Looks like it was the SS Monaleen this from...

Looks like it was the SS Monaleen

this from the Berwickshire News and General Advertiser 28 August 1928:

BERWICK BOUND STEAMER ASHORE.

LIKELY TO BECOME A TOTAL WRECK.

After a trying...
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