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Hartlepool Maritime Experience

Hartlepool Maritime Experience is a superb re-creation of an 18th century seaport, telling the story of life at sea at the time of Nelson, Napoleon and the Battle of Trafalgar which dares you to experience life aboard a real British Naval frigate two centuries ago. Become entranced by the world …

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PSS Wingfield Castle

Built in Hartlepool by William Gray & Co. for the London and North Eastern Railway as a passenger and vehicle ferry over the Humber estuary between Hull and New Holland. ‘Wingfield Castle’ had a busy life. She worked hard and gave her best. Having served well she was put aside …

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The Museum of Hartlepool

The Museum of Hartlepool is the finest free show in town and it tells the story of Hartlepool from prehistoric times to the present day. Located beside Hartlepool Historic Quay, the Museum of Hartlepool features sea monsters, a real ‘fishing coble’ to climb aboard, a Celtic ‘Round House’ building, the …

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Hartlepool Historic Quay

Hartlepool Marina’s centrepiece is the award-winning Historic Quay – a faithful reproduction of an 18th century seaport portraying the exciting experience of what life was like at the time of Nelson and Trafalgar. Hartlepool Historic Quay is home to the Trincomalee – Europe’s oldest floating warship! The ship was restored …

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HMS Trincomalee

Britain’s oldest warship afloat! The wooden frigate – previously called HMS Foudroyant has become the symbol for Hartlepool and takes pride of place in the center of Hartlepool’s Historic Quay and Maritime Experience. HMS Trincomalee 1817 is berthed afloat at Hartlepool Historic Quay, where a major award-winning restoration and interpretation of the …

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