Tyne and Wear HER(13894): Whitley Bay, Mermaid - Details
Whitley Bay, Mermaid
1903 wreck of Scottish schooner which foundered 5 miles NE of St. Mary’s Island 27th November 1903. St. Mary's Island following a collision. This wooden sailing vessel, built in 1871, was en route from the River Tyne to the Orkney Islands with coal.
Ian T. Spokes Wreck Database; National Monuments Record (1372681); 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 7, Northumberland