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14967


S Tyneside


South Shields, Herd Sand, Union


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft


Sailing Vessel


Brigantine


Early Modern


C19


Wreckage


Driven on the Herd Sand in wind conditions ENE force 7, October 1852. The lifeboat PROVIDENCE, towed out by the pilot steamer, made a gallant attempt to rescue the unfortunate people, and their bravery was rewarded by the rescue of the exhausted crew and the three female passengers (Whitaker). Master: Fox Crew: 8 Passengers: 3


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National Monuments Record (987108); 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); Boswell Whitaker 1979 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 1 : Skuetender lifeboat Page(s)90-1

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