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South Shields, Herd Sand, Mary Ann

South Shields


Maritime Craft

Transport Vessel

Cargo Vessel

Early Modern



1823 incident in which an English cargo vessel grounded on the Herd Sand in gales in attempting to return to her departure point of Shields. Bound for London with coal, she was a wooden sailing vessel and was later recovered. The crews and materials were saved.




National Monuments Record (971622); Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 21-JAN-1823, No.5770; Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 04-FEB-1823, No.5774; Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)49-50; Newcastle Courant 25-JAN-1823, No.7633 Page(s)4; Durham County Advertiser 25-JAN-1823, No.438 Page(s)3; Durham County Advertiser 01-FEB-1823, No.439 Page(s)3

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