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On the notorious Black Middens at North Shields, arund about 1975 I recall.Tyne Tug NORTHSIDER was also aground.

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Northsider went aground in 1974 , The crew of Tynemouth ILB were awarded Bronze medals for taking off the four crew.
 

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i was told that at first the skipper of the northsider wanted only the deckboy of but the weather went from bad to worse rapidly so he wanted all hands of pronto if not sooner and has we all know everybody got of safely but unfortchantly a man of the statesman lost his life latter
 

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