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South Shields, Souter Point, M

South Shields


Maritime Craft

Sailing Vessel


Early Modern



Vessel foundered and lost in wind conditions NNW force 9, whilst carrying 200 tons of cargo in chequers and bulk, secured only by their own weight. During the gale the M broke her tiller, her stern post was started, her hatches stove in by a heavy sea, so that she became unmanageable and had to be abandoned. Built: 1866 Builder: Menzies Where Built: Groutham Master: R Campbell Crew: 3 Owner: A J Dorman, Stockton-on-Tees




National Monuments Record (1313236); 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)

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