Tyne and Wear HER(14922): South Shields, Herd Sand, Pekin - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Pekin
Whilst going out of the harbour in gloomy weather conditions, wind N force 5, the towing hawser of a tug parted and with no sail set, the barque drifted ashore and became a total wreck. Built: 1841 Wrecked:1856 Where Built: Newcastle-upon-Tyne Master: W Steel Owner: Ingo & Co.
National Monuments Record (987206); 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)