Tyne and Wear HER(14699): South Shields, Herd Sand, Ann - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Ann
During a gale of February 10th 1871, there were six casualties in the estuary: the REMEMBRANCE...JANE...ANN of London...JABEZ...BRITISH QUEEN...and VALLIANT...all were wrecked on the Herd Sand. The lifeboats TYNE and NORTHUMBERLAND went off to the rescue with great success, except in the case of the JABEZ, which broke up so quickly, that all the crew were drowned.
National Monuments Record (1365682); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)112