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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 22-07-2019, 02:07 PM
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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
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Views: 44,597
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: 44,597
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: 44,597
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
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Views: 44,597
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: 44,597
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: 44,597
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: 44,597
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: 44,597
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: 44,597
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: 44,597
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: 44,597
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: 44,597
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: 44,597
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...
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