Tyne and Wear HER(14749): South Shields, Herd Sand, Conference - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Conference
During the great east-south-east gale which blew up on 4th January in 1854 and lasted for five days the Conference was wrecked. Each day of that gale, the three lifeboats were launched repeatedly. All crew were saved.
National Monuments Record (1363137); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)91-92