Tyne and Wear HER(14754): South Shields, Herd Sand, Dido - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Dido
1823 wreck of English brig which stranded on the Herd Sand during a gale, while attempting to enter Shields for shelter. Having left Sunderland with coal, she was a wooden sailing vessel.
National Monuments Record (971627); Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 07-FEB-1823, No.5775; Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)49-50; Durham County Advertiser 08-FEB-1823, No.440 Page(s)3; Newcastle Courant 08-FEB-1823, No.7635 Page(s)4