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South Shields, Herd Sand, Robert Gordon (Robert Garden)

South Shields


Maritime Craft

Transport Vessel

Cargo Vessel

Early Modern



SCOTTISH CARGO VESSEL, 1834. Master: Milne. Newcastle Courant 24th October 1834: `The ROBERT GORDON owned by Milne of Aberdeen from Sunderland with lime, bound for Aberdeen, bore up from the Coquet, for Shields harbour, and in taking Tynemouth Bar fell to leeward, fell upon the Herdsand, where she now remains. Crew saved by the NORTHUMBERLAND lifeboat




National Monuments Record (1362115); 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)l Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)64; Parliamentary papers 1836, Select Committee on Shipwreck, 1834, Appendix 7. 17 Page(s)311 (691)

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