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14719


S Tyneside


South Shields, Herd Sand, Brother


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft


Transport Vessel


Cargo Vessel


Early Modern


C19


Wreckage


1841 wreck of English cargo vessel which stranded on the Herd Sand on her departure from the Tyne with coal. Constructed of wood, she was a sailing vessel. Newcastle Courant 10th September 1841: 'On September 4th while the BROTHER owned by Warner of Yarmouth, a vessel coal-laden, was attempting to go to sea, it blowing at north-east at the time, a heavy sea, got on the Herdsand, by four o'clock in the afternoon, she fell over and went to pieces, scarcely a vestige of her was to be seen, on the following morning, the crew were saved by the lifeboat.'


37900


67300


NZ3790067300



National Monuments Record (1362139); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)68

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