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The Ketch ‘Imogene’

H1163

Vessel Details for Imogene

Official Number:79037
Fishing Number:H1163
Vessel Name:Imogene
Type:KetchInfo
Built:
Tons:77
Owners:
  • Charles Hellyer of Hull 1880
  • Richard W Ralph of Lowerstoft
Masters:
  • W H Ainsworth 1884
  • John Heny Morris 1890
Ports:
  • Hull
Notes:Register closed 1890.
Trade:North Sea Fishing.
Incidents:27th November 1889 North Sea. John Henry Morris skipper. Drowned whilst standing on the jib tack lowering the jib the vessel lurched suddenly the jib tack lifting at the same time, he was thrown over the bow into the water and was never seen again.

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