Tyne and Wear HER(14928): South Shields, Herd Sand, Providence - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Providence
1820 incident in which an English cargo vessel grounded and bilged on the Herd Sand on her arrival at Shields from London in ballast. This wooden sailing vessel was shortly afterwards recovered, but the details of the recovery of this wreck may have become confused with those of another PROVIDENCE involved in the same incident. The PROVIDENCE is one of the more common contemporary names for a vessel.
National Monuments Record (971604); Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 25-JAN-1820, No.5459; Lloyd's 1969 Lloyd's list 01-SEP-1820, No.5522; Durham County Advertiser 22-JAN-1820, No.281 Page(s)3; Newcastle Courant 22-JAN-1820, No.7476 Page(s)4; Newcastle Courant 02-SEP-1820, No.7508 Page(s)4