From Lost Newcastle member, Robyn Jeffries: Pleased to be able to share – my great great grandfather Henry Martin, far right, holding the boat. This is taken in the water around the Pilot Station where he worked as crew of the “Victoria” Lifeboat. (Olive Hoggan’s (also her gr.g/father) photo.) Henry Martin d.1899, No 2, Pilots … More Henry Martin – Victoria Lifeboat crew member
Most people in Newcastle and the Hunter were looking forward to a relaxing long weekend, planning a few days off. As we now know it was anything but a relaxing long weekend. The Newcastle and Hunter Region will never forget the weekend when storms and floods closed down the heart of Newcastle, the Pasha Bulker … More The ‘Pasha’ Storm – June 2007
From Lost Newcastle member, Chris Watsford: My grandfather Sgt Bill McKie performing escort duties (then Cst) for Governor Northcott (walking off gangplank) at Newcastle. This was taken on 12/9/1947 and the arrival of the Governor was to coincide with the landing of Lieutenant Shortland at the mouth of the Hunter River 150 years before.