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14179


N Tyneside


Tynemouth, Black Middens, Love and Union


Tynemouth


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft



Craft


Post Medieval


C18


Wreckage


1770 wreck of British craft which stranded on the Black Middens on her arrival at Shields from London; a wooden sailing vessel. `Newcastle, Dec. 1...Saturday morning as the LOVE AND UNION, Capt. Berry, from London, was coming into this harbour, she was drove upon the Black Middens, where she was lost: the hands were with difficulty saved...Several other vessels were at the same time drove on the Herd Sand, but happily got off next tide. These accidents were occasioned by a strong fresh setting out of the river.' Master: Berry


37


68


NZ3768



National Monuments Record (1386534), Newcastle Courant 01-DEC-1770, NO. 4915, p2

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