Birger Anchor, Redcar

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The Birger was the vessel that collided with Victoria Pier on 18th October 1898.

13 of the 15 crew lost their lives so the anchor which was recovered in 1999 by the Cleveland Divers Club is now used as a memorial to mariners.

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UPDATE : As of 2012 the anchor is no longer there due to the development of the new seawall, whether it will return is unknown.

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