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14689


S Tyneside


South Shields, Herd Sand, Constantine


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft


Transport Vessel


Collier


Early Modern


C19


Wreckage


1895 September 20th. The steamer CONSTANTINE, inward bound, was rounding the South Pier end, when she collided with the steamer TREVETHICK, outward bound. The CONSTANTINE was so badly damaged that she sank inside the harbour, close to the South Pier end. The lifeboats JAMES YOUNG, coxswain James Turnbull, and TOM PERRY, coxswain John L Burn, were launched. The crew of the CONSTANTINE, 17 in number, were picked up by the JAMES YOUNG


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NZ3767



National Monuments Record (1365533); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)133; Boswell Whitaker 1980 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 2 : South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade Page(s)130

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