The Ketch ‘Authentic’

H1298

Vessel Details for Authentic

Official Number:82489
Fishing Number:H1298
Vessel Name:Authentic
Type:KetchInfo
Built:
Tons:73
Owners:
  • James Wood
  • Peter Bates 1885
  • Charles Farr of Hull 1888
Masters:
  • Walter Watson 1885
  • A Smith 1892
  • William Walton B Wilson 1898
Ports:
  • Hull
Notes:Register closed 1899, sold to Norway.
Construction:There is a very detailed, prize winning model of this vessel at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Partially planked on one side to show the timber structure.
Trade:North Sea Fishing.
Incidents:26th November 1897. St Andrews Dock. R Smith, 4th hand. Drowned supposed proceeding along the quay, or from the quay across another smack to his own vessel.
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