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15073


S Tyneside


South Shields, Herd Sand, Elizabeth


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime Craft


Sailing Vessel


Brigantine


Post Medieval


C18


Wreckage


1787 wreck of English brig which foundered off South Shields following a leak while taking in her cargo of coal; a wooden sailing vessel. `Newcastle, March 31, 1787...Thursday the brig ELIZABETH of Scarborough, taking in coals at South Shields, suddenly sunk in deep water; no apparent reason can be given for this accident, but it is conjectured a rat hole has been the cause; the people on board were all saved.' (Newcastle Courant)


37


67


NZ3767



National Monuments Record (1390032); Newcastle Courant 31-MAR-1787, No. 5764 Page 4

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