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South Shields, Herd Sand, Flaxton

South Shields


Maritime Craft

Transport Vessel

Cargo Vessel

Post Medieval



1804 incident in which an English cargo vessel grounded on the Herd Sand en route from Klaipeda to Kingston-on-Hull with timber, rape seed, and hides. This wooden sailing vessel was shortly afterwards recovered. Built: circa 1792 Where Built: United Kingdom Master: Bilton




National Monuments Record (1339815); Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 09-NOV-1804, No.4504; Richard and Bridget Larn 1997 Shipwreck index of the British Isles, volume 3. The east coast of England : Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, County Durham, Northumberland Section 6, County Durham (CF); Newcastle Advertiser 10-NOV-1804, No.839 Page(s)4; Newcastle Courant 10-NOV-1804, No.6683 Page(s)4; Newcastle Courant 17-NOV-1804, No.6684 Page(s)1

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