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

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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.