Swashbuckling memories from the past. Take a look and see who you recognise.
Swashbuckling memories from the past. Take a look and see who you recognise.

10 hearty retro scenes which show South Tyneside people in touch with their pirate side!

We are flagging up these archive pirate scenes in the hope they bring back great memories.

Sunday, 19th September 2021, 6:00 am

Arrgh you pictured in these photos which all have a South Tyneside link?

It’s International Talk Like A Pirate Day on Sunday so we dipped into the treasures of the Shields Gazette archives to find these retro pictures. They all show people dressed like pirates but can you spot anyone you know?

From Boldon School to Biddick Hall Infants, we have photos galore for you to enjoy.

So let’s sail through this archive collection and savour some scenes from times gone by.

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