Tyne and Wear HER(12685): North Shields/South Shields, River Tyne, keel - Details
N Tyneside and S Tyneside
North Shields/South Shields, River Tyne, keel
1750 wreck of English keel foundered at Shields. Constructed of wood, a sailing vessel. "Newcastle. Feb 24 ..... At Shields some Keels were sunk, and two Men and a Boy drowned..." (1) It is assumed that this Keel was like most others, and carried coal. Crew Lost: 3 Date of Loss Qualifier: Actual Date of Loss.
Archaeological Research Services Ltd, 2009, North East Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment; NMR Monument 1438910; Shoreline Management Plan 1.2; (1) The Bristol Journal Sat. March 10 1749/50 Issue No.1690