Tyne and Wear HER(14774): South Shields, Herd Sand, Fountain - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Fountain
1811 incident in which an English barque grounded on the Herd Sand on leaving Shields with her cargo of coal. This wooden sailing vessel was shortly afterwards recovered and sold.
National Monuments Record (971525); Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 31-MAY-1811, No.4567; 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 Courant 25-MAY-1811, No.7024 Page(s)4; Newcastle Courant 08-JUN-1811, No.7026 Page(s)1