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Tynemouth, Black Middens, Knud



Maritime Craft

Transport Vessel

Cargo Vessel

Early Modern



A Danish cargo vessel of 1022 tons. She sank on 20th November 1902 outside South Shields after colliding with the steamer Swale Dale. Eight people died (Collings). 1022T Steamship sunk as a result of a collision outside South Shields on 20th November 1902. NMR states loss just off the Black Middens following a collision on her departure from South Shields for Gandia with coal and coke. Constructed of iron in 1871.




Peter Collings, 1991, The New Divers Guide to the North-East Coast, page 33; Ian T. Spokes Wreck Database, Inga Project; National Monuments Record (1001916); United Kingdom shipwreck index [pre publication typescript]; Richard and Bridget Larn 1997 Shipwreck index of the British Isles, volume 3. The east coast of England : Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, County Durham, Northumberland Section 6, County Durham (CF); World Wide Web accessed and translated from the Danish on 22-NOV-2007

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