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The Ketch ‘Arthur’

H917

Map

Map showing the approximate location where the vessel was thought to have been lost, or the last known position.

Vessel Details for Arthur

Official Number:68742
Fishing Number:H917
Vessel Name:Arthur
Type:KetchInfo
Built:
Tons:70
Owners:
  • Thomas White of Hull 1880 1890
  • William G Cobley of Clee 1893
  • John Guzzwell
Masters:
  • George Heath 1884
  • Thomas Berriman 1888
  • James Culling 1891
  • William G Cobley of Clee 1893
Ports:
  • Hull
Notes:Register closed 1895.
Trade:North Sea Fishing.
Incidents:Joseph Williamson 2nd Hand John William Balls 3rd Hand. 27th Oct 1886 10am North Sea Spurn bearing 170 miles W by S. Drowned by capsizing of the smacks boat whilst making for the cutter to board fish. August 27th 1891 Dogger Bank North Sea. Collision, tore mainsail. Ran across the bows of another smack, the graphic. May 16th 1895 William Henry Higgins, deck hand drowned.
Fate:Foundered off Blakeney in bad weather, 3rd October 1895, crew of 5 saved by the smack Hamburg.

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