Tyne and Wear HER(15003): South Shields, Herd Sand, Lucerne - Details
South Shields, Herd Sand, Lucerne
English brig, which stranded 1867. "...The LUCERNE was a handsome new vessel belonging to Blyth, and was the property of Mr Watt of that port. She was manned by the following: Captain Manners; mate, George Brown; William Morris; Nicholas Oliver; William Wood; John MacDonald; Joseph Hall; and Joseph Whisk; all as far as we could learn belonged to Blyth." (Whitaker) Built: 1865 Where Built: Blyth Construction: part iron bolts Master: J Finlay Crew: 8 Owner: Watt and Co.
National Monuments Record (1364988); 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); Lloyd's 1964 Lloyd's register of British and foreign shipping 1866-7, No.503(L); Boswell Whitaker 1980 Preservation of life from shipwreck, volume 2 : South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade Page(s)58, 60-2