Rescue anniversary photos

Adelfotis II
The Adelfotis II on South Shields beach in 1963 Credit: Norman Jackson
Breeches Buoy
The breeches buoy used in the rescue Credit: Norman Jackson


South Shields ship rescue

A ceremony is taking place to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a ship rescue. The Adelfotis II became stranded off the coast of South Shields in 1963.