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Sunderland Maritime Heritage


Sunderland Maritime Heritage is an organisation dedicated to celebrating and promoting awareness of the shipbuilding and maritime heritage of Sunderland. The organisation was originally founded in 1999 to campaign to save the City of Adelaide (a ship built at the William Pile Shipyard on the Wear in 1764), but soon broadened it's remit. Sunderland Maritime Heritage have an interactive maritime heritage Visitor Centre at Unit 2, Church Street East, Sunderland. The visitor centre includes a 1/10th scale model of H.M.S Venerable -the ship on which Sunderland hero Jack Crawford served, during the Battle of Camperdown in 1797.

Church Street East Jack Crawford (1775 - 1831)
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Sunderland Maritime Heritage
- "Sunderland Maritime Heritage is a registered charity dedicated to preserving the shipbuilding skills and history of the City of Sunderland...."

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Jack Crawford (1775 - 1831)
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Jack Crawford (1775 - 1831)
- Overview About Jack Crawford Jack Crawford was born on 22nd March 1775 at Thornhill’s Bank (now called Pottery Bank) in Sunderland. As a boy Jack was a keelman (working on ...
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