The skipper of the Tres Hombres had to ask for help to be towed into the river Tyne after the ship's motor launch broke down, leaving one of the world's only engineless cargo ships stranded
Former Newcastle nightclub ship, Tuxedo Royale, goes up in flames
An investigation is underway after the former Newcastle nightclub boat, Tuxedo Royale, caught fire on the River Tees. Campaigners have spent years trying to save the vessel
Six rescued from Tyne after boat trouble
Emergency services came to the aid of a crew of six rowers whose boat had gotten into difficulty on a weir in the River Tyne Sunday afternoon.
Man saved from River Tyne by Tynemouth RNLI after falling from boat
Tynemouth RNLI were called at around 10am on Sunday 5 September when a man, believed to be in his mid 30s, fell into the River Tyne. A friend heard the unnamed man’s call for help and alerted the Humber Coastguard which then requested the RNLI’s inshore lifeboat. The Tynemouth Volunteer…