Friday, 2 September 2016

WILLIAM GRAINGER SGM

THIS IS ONE OF MY GRANDFATHERS
WILLIAM , RINGING THE FOG BELL ON HARTLEPOOL PIER.
HE SWAM OUT TO A WRECK IN 1901 DURING A STORM TO SAVE LIVES..





 HE WAS AWARDED THE SEA GALLANTRY MEDAL ... S.G.M.
HE SAILED WINDJAMMERS AND WORKED AS A FOUYBOATMAN AND A MEMBER OF THE ROCKET BRIGADE.
WILLIAM WAS THE FIRST HARTLEPOOL  BORN GRAINGER IN MY LINE,
WE CAME FROM ROBIN HOODS BAY IN THE 1860'S, I HAVE TRACED THEM BACK TO A MARRIAGE IN ROBIN HOODS BAY IN 1600

THE SEA IS IN MY BLOOD.

BEACH BUOY.

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