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Tynemouth, Black Middens, Hannah



Maritime Craft

Sailing Vessel


Early Modern



1825 wreck of English schooner which stranded on the Black Middens on her arrival at Shields from Scarborough in ballast; a wooden sailing vessel. `North Shields, 19th March. The schooner HANNAH, Rimer, of Scarbro', was wrecked upon the Blackmiddings on Thursday night. Crew saved.' (1) [NB: This source indicates the date of loss as 17-MAR-1825.] `On the 18th inst. the HANNAH, Rymer, of and from Scarbro', to this port, when taking Tynemouth Bar, drove upon the rocks near the Spanish Battery, and went to pieces. Crew saved.' (2) `The schooner HANNAH, William Rymer, master, in ballast, got upon the rocks at the entrance of Shields harbour, on Friday morning the 18th inst. and has since gone to pieces.' (3) Master: Rimer (1); Rymer (2); William Rymer (3)




(1) Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 22-MAR-1825, No.5996 (2) Newcastle Courant 26-MAR-1825, No.7746 Page(s)4 (3) Durham County Advertiser 26-MAR-1825, No.551 Page(s)3 (4) National Monuments Record (971692)

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