Tyne and Wear HER(14129): Tynemouth, Black Middens, Content - Details
Tynemouth, Black Middens, Content
1798 wreck of British cargo vessel which stranded on the Black Middens; a wooden sailing vessel. `To be sold by auction, for the benefit of the underwriters, on Friday the 16th November 1798, on the Low Lights Quay: All the materials of the ship CONTENT, burthen 19 keels of coals, or thereabouts, lately stranded on the Black Middens, consisting of anchors, kedges, cables, sails, hawsers, towlings [sic], warps, guns, boats, topmasts, yards, topmast and running rigging - with sundry other articles. The sale to begin at 10 o'clock in the morning.'
Newcastle Courant 17-NOV-1798, No.6371 p2, National Monuments Record (1393462)