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14947


S Tyneside


South Shields, Herd Sand, Saxon


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft



Craft


Early Modern


C19


Wreckage


23rd March 1870...On the same day a few hours later during that severe north-east gale, the SAXON of Montrose was wrecked on the Herd Sand. The lifeboats TYNE and NORTHUMBERLAND were launched again, and rescued her crew


37900


67300


NZ3790067300



National Monuments Record (1365049); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page111

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