Tyne and Wear HER(14716): South Shields, Herd Sand, Breakwater - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Breakwater
Sunday, 8th January 1854. Eleven ships were wrecked on the Herd Sand between 9pm and 2am Monday morning...BREAKWATER of Shields...The full complement of those eleven ships were safely landed without loss or injury, 87 seamen all told.
National Monuments Record (1363136); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)91-92