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Sunderland, James


Maritime Craft

Transport Vessel

Cargo Vessel

Early Modern



British steamship built in 1882. On 27 January 1910, the James was in ballast on passage from Rouen for the Tyne, carrying a crew of eighteen, when she founder and was lost following a collision with the steamship Vanessa. The wreck, believed to be that of the steamship James, lies approx. 10.5miles ENE of Seaham Harbour.

Young, R. (2000) Comprehensive guide to Shipwrecks of the North East Coast (The): Volume One (1740 – 1917), Tempus, Gloucestershire. p. 120

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