Tyne and Wear HER(14703): South Shields, Herd Sand, Argo - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Argo
1831 wreck of English cargo vessel which stranded on the Herd Sand after running for shelter in Shields harbour during a gale with snow. Laden with coal from Sunderland, she was a wooden sailing vessel.
National Monuments Record (1047763); Sunderland and Durham general shipping gazette and mercantile advertiser 05-FEB-1831; Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 08-FEB-1831, No.6610; Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)59; Durham County Advertiser 04-FEB-1831, No.857 [old series]/31 [new series] Page(s)247; Newcastle Chronicle 05-FEB-1831 [via Ian T Spokes]