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14810


S Tyneside


South Shields, Herd Sand, Hilkea


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft


Sailing Vessel


Brigantine


Early Modern


C19


Wreckage


German Brig, wrecked 1859, having left London a week earlier, hired a tug to enter the harbour, but the tow line parted in heavy seas, wind conditions WNW force 6, so that she drove on to the pier end at 11.30pm and was wrecked. Built: 1857 Crew: 8


37


67


NZ3767



National Monuments Record (996741); 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

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