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14800


S Tyneside


South Shields, Herd Sand, Halcyon


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft


Sailing Vessel


Schooner


Early Modern


C19


Wreckage


Drove on the Herd Sand 1852 as a result of having failed to drop an anchor after a towing hawser to a tug had carried away. The crew were saved by the South Shields lifeboat in wind conditions NNW force 4. Estimated loss on the vessel was 1,000 [sterling], but she was uninsured, the loss on the cargo, also uninsured, being 54 [sterling]. Master: Eastland Crew: 8


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67


NZ3767



National Monuments Record (987161); United Kingdom shipwreck index [pre publication typescript]; 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)

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