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14703


S Tyneside


South Shields, Herd Sand, Argo


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft


Transport Vessel


Cargo Vessel


Early Modern


C19


Wreckage


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.


37


67


NZ3767



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]

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