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New museum gallery recalls the Bombardment of the Hartlepools

A MAJOR new display of exhibits from the Bombardment of the Hartlepools in the First World War will be officially opened later this week – on the 101st anniversary of the attack. The town made national and international headlines when, just after eight o’clock on the morning of 16th December …

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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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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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