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14771


S Tyneside


South Shields, Herd Sand, Fly


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft


Sailing Vessel


Brigantine


Early Modern


C19


Wreckage


On Saturday 11th March, 1865, the brig FLY of Seaham, while returning to the Tyne, for shelter during a howling easterly gale, blew to the Herd Sand. The lifeboat TYNE got alongside, and just as the last man jumped into the lifeboat, the FLY went to pieces. The rescued were: Mr Allen, master; Mr Seamer, mate; Mr Thomas, able seaman; Mr West, able seaman; Mr Ward, able seaman; and a boy apprentice called Miller. Master: Allen Crew: 6


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National Monuments Record (1364917); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)105-6

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