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The Ketch ‘Minerva’

H828

Vessel Details for Minerva

Official Number:68678
Fishing Number:H828
Vessel Name:Minerva
Type:KetchInfo
Built:
Tons:72
Owners:
  • Samuel Birch of Hull 1880 1890
Masters:
  • Samuel Burch / Alfred Lister 1885
  • James Snell 1887
  • Charles Brown 1888
Ports:
  • Hull
Trade:North Sea Fishing.
Incidents:5th Dec 1886. As our mast was carried away the smack Striver took us in tow until Wenesday the 8th and it came to blow and had to let go of us, lost us the same night and we had to anchor in 12 fathoms of water. Spoken to by the smack Gleaner and taken in tow on Friday 10th which towed us safe to port.

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