Tyne and Wear HER(16091): Whitburn, Whitburn Sands, Orion - Details
Whitburn, Whitburn Sands, Orion
1832 wreck of English brig which was beached on Whitburn Sands after catching fire shortly after leaving Sunderland. Laden with coal, she was a wooden sailing vessel.
National Monuments Record MONUMENT NUMBER: 1387157; 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