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15162


Sunderland


Sunderland, Spring


Sunderland


NZ45NW


Maritime Craft


Sailing Vessel


Brigantine


Post Medieval


C18


Wreckage


March 1789 wreck of English brig which stranded near the old south pier, Sunderland, on departure, laden with coal; a wooden sailing vessel. Master: Jefferson. `Newcastle, March 7, 1789...On Monday se'nnight last, the SPRING, a small brig belonging to Scarbro', John Jefferson, master, going out of Sunderland harbour, coal loaden, got upon a rock near the Old South Pier, and soon after sunk; the crew got into the rigging, and were all happily preserved: all the materials are saved, but it is feared the ship will be totally lost.' (Courant)


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58


NZ4158



National Monuments Record (1390203); Newcastle Courant 07-MAR-1789, No.5865 Page(s)4; Newcastle Advertiser 07-MAR-1789, No.21 Page(s)2; Newcastle Chronicle 07-MAR-1789, No.1288 Page(s)2

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