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R.N.L.I. lifeboat John Lawson and the Granite

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On 12th December 1888 the John Lawson lifeboat went on its first mission to the West Hartlepool owned ship Granite. Sadly all eight of the crew of the Granite perished and the ship was wrecked. The crew of the lifeboat consisted of; Henry, Robert and William Hood, Robert Robinson, J Kendall, Thomas Blekinsop, F Kitson, William Proctor, Matthew Franklin, W Harrison and R Burton.

Donor : Maureen Anderson


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