Tyne and Wear HER(14918): South Shields, Herd Sand, Orwell - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Orwell
January 1794 incident in which an English collier grounded on the Herd Sand on her arrival at Shields from London in ballast, but which was soon recovered; a wooden sailing vessel.
National Monuments Record (971452); Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 31-JAN-1794, No.2582; George B Hodgson 1904 Wreck register for the north-east coast : a complete list of local shipping disasters from the earliest times to the end of 1902 Page(s)6; 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 01-FEB-1794, No.6111 Page(s)4; Newcastle Advertiser 01-FEB-1794, No.276 Page(s)2