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The Ketch ‘Calliope’

H1331

Vessel Details for Calliope

Official Number:82522
Fishing Number:H1331
Vessel Name:Calliope
Type:KetchInfo
Built:
Tons:81
Owners:
  • John Holmes of hull 1890
  • Hewitt & Co 1900
Masters:
  • Robert Hooper 1884
  • Samuel Jordan 1887
  • James Holmans 1889
  • Christopher Royal / Joseph Watson 1891
Ports:
  • Hull
  • Yarmouth 1900
Notes:Regiser closed 1900.
Trade:North Sea Fishing.
Incidents:June 10 1889. In collision with Massilia. 1st November 1890 about 12 noon. North Sea. Christopher Royal skipper. We were towing our gear when it came fast at the bottom. The skipper was making the guy fast when the warp flew off striking him first on the left leg the second time on the ribs. Knocked him into the engine room funnel causing fracture of two ribs and severe bruises to the leg.

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