Poppy

The Ketch ‘Boomerang’

H579

Vessel Details for Boomerang

Official Number:57000
Fishing Number:H579
Vessel Name:Boomerang
Type:KetchInfo
Built:
Tons:55
Owners:
  • William Carr of Hull 1880
  • William Hutchings of Lowerstoft 1888
  • Andrew Mudge 1885
Masters:
  • John Bas / William Level 1884
  • Henry Annas / Mark Thomas Sykes / Henry Riggle 1885
Ports:
  • Hull
  • Dartmouth 1888
Trade:North Sea Fishing.
Incidents:Injury. Charles Nichols 2nd Hand. February 26 85 12.30 pm about 90 miles from Spurn. Leg injured, trawl warp slipped along the rail and caught his leg.Saturday August 17 85 while fishing in the North Sea with fleet about 140 miles off Spurn W. Smack Emerald of Hull towed into us. Split the rail and dick other damage to smack.

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