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13817


Sunderland


Sunderland, Cordova


Sunderland


NZ55NW


Maritime Craft


Sailing Vessel


Barque


Early Modern


C19


Wreckage


The barque had three masts, but was square- rigged on only fore and main masts. On 3 May 1893, the Cordova was on passage from Sunderland for Iquiqui, when she foundered and was lost, following a collision with the Newcastle upon Tyne steamship Knarwater.


5341


5832


NZ53415832



Young, R. (2000) Comprehensive guide to Shipwrecks of the North East Coast (The): Volume One (1740 – 1917), Tempus, Gloucestershire. p. 147; National Monuments Record MONUMENT NUMBER: 1365477; 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

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