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South Shields, Herd Sand, Tyne

South Shields


Maritime Craft

Transport Vessel

Cargo Vessel

Early Modern



1876 wreck of English cargo vessel which stranded at the back of the Pier, South Shields, on her departure from the River Tyne; an iron screw steamer with additional sails. Built: 1863 Builder: T Richardson & Son Where Built: Newcastle-upon-Tyne Propulsion: Screw driven, 2 cylinder compound inverted engine HP: 70 Boilers: 1 Machinery: R & W Hawthorn Construction: 1 deck; 3 bulkheads Master: Andrew Lawlan Owner: G Otto, North Shields




National Monuments Record (1365154); 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 1980 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 2 : South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade Page(s)87-9, 91;Dick Keys and Ken Smith 2000 Steamers at the Staiths: Steam Colliers of the North-East 1841-1945 Page(s)23

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