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Tynemouth, Black Middens, Trosvig (Trosvik)



Maritime Craft

Sailing Vessel


Early Modern



1911 wreck of Norwegian barque which grounded on the Black Middens on entering the Tyne from Brevik with pit props. She was recovered, but later condemned. Constructed of wood in 1875, she was a sailing vessel. Dimensions 342 tons gross, 311 net; 125.5 x 28.8 x 15.3 feet. Built: 1875 Dimensions 342 tons gross, 311 net; 125.5 x 28.8 x 15.3 feet. Where Built: Brevik Crew: 9 Onwer: A/S Trosvig (Marius Schilbred), Brevik




United Kingdom shipwreck index [pre publication typescript]; 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 (CF); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)143; World Wide Web page accessed and translated from the Norwegian on 21-JAN-2008; National Monuments Record (1001979)

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