HMS Warrior was a magnificent sight during her time in Hartlepool and her sheer size is illustrated in this 1986 photograph. It shows the figurehead being hoisted into place on the vessel. Did you work on her and do you remember occasions such as this? Email [email protected] with your memories.

Take a trip down Memory Lane with these SIX pictures from the 1980s Hartlepool and East Durham

From saving lives at sea to restoring a giant of the waves. Nautical Hartlepool was very much to the fore in 1986.

Monday, 2nd September 2019, 10:21 am

Here’s a reminder of the photos which made the pages of the Hartlepool Mail that year.

They also show a Hartlepool jazz band in full marching flow, a street scene in Horden and a restaurant which was a tasty part of the Hartlepool 1980s scene.

And who remembers these Girl Guides all dressed up for a big occasion 33 years ago?

Take a further look for more details of all these ‘86 scenes.

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