Tyne and Wear HER(14710): South Shields, Herd Sand, Bertha - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Bertha
October 20th 1881, the Norwegian galliot BERTHA was wrecked on the Herd Sand. The lifeboats TOM PERRY and TYNE were launched; the TOM PERRY being the first alongside the casualty, picked up Captain Olsen, and the rest of the crew. The coxswain of the TOM PERRY was Andrew Harrison, second coxswain John Landers Burn.
National Monuments Record (1366555); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)116