The Ketch ‘Neptune’

H914

Vessel Details for Neptune

Official Number:68739
Fishing Number:H914
Vessel Name:Neptune
Type:KetchInfo
Built:
Tons:76
Owners:
  • John Holmes of Hull 1880 90
Masters:
  • Thomas Butler 1885
  • Joseph Alfred Walker 1887
  • George Foots 1888 Richard Lawson 1892
Ports:
  • Hull
Notes:Register closed 1899.
Trade:North Sea Fishing.
Incidents:Robert Margreaves 3rd Hand apprentice. 9th February 1889 North Sea 6.30am. Collar bone fractured. A heavy sea broke on board and washed him under the boat so that he was crushed between it and the deck. Lost mizen mast. mizen sail. 2 jibs, trawl anchor, 30 fathom of chain 100 fathom of warp and had our boat slightly broken. Shipped a heavy sea.

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