The Schooner ‘Dekar’

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Vessel Details for Dekar

Official Number:18778
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Vessel Name:Dekar
Type:SchoonerInfo
Built:
Tons:68
Length:73
Beam:18
Depth:9
Owners:
  • Jonathan Abbott of York
  • Thomas Abbott of Hull
  • William Abbott 1880
  • Joseph Arnold Jnr of Knottingley 1890
  • John Barraclogh of Barton 1891
  • John Thomas of London 1896 20
  • J J Bayford 1915
Masters:
  • J Abbott 1870
  • George Hastings Jnr 1889
  • Hamilton 1893
  • Ford 1894
  • William Tanner 1914
  • Harry Cole 1915
Ports:
  • Hull
  • London 1896
Notes:Register closed 1922.
Construction:Damage repairs 1871. Earlier listed as a Schooner, then as a Ketch from 1896.
Trade:Coastal trade.
Incidents:On the 20th March 1889, was stranded outside Berwick Harbour, crew saved by lifeboat and thought to be a wreck. She was later refloated and repaired.
Fate:Used as water barge in Southampton from 1915.

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