The Ketch ‘King Fisher’


Vessel Details for King Fisher

Official Number:82520
Fishing Number:H1329
Vessel Name:King Fisher
  • John W Hellyer 1884
  • Charles T Day of worksop 1890
  • James Henry Seward 1884
  • Henry Howard 1885
  • Richard Hodder 1886
  • Henry Annis 1887
  • John Henry Bentley / B Cooper / J Penny 1889
  • Hull
  • Lowestoft
Trade:North sea fishing.
Incidents:Death of Thomas William Betts 16 third hand, July 8th 1884 on the Fisher Bank, North Sea. Whilst bathing by the 3rd hand giving him a push at the time he said was on the point of jumping off the boat side. June 1st 1886 9am. North sea about 270 miles from Spurn W half S. Collided with the Eastward of Hull. Cut two planks and damaged the covering.

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