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LOST TRAWLERMEN OF HULL NAMES DATABASE

The Lost Trawlermen of Hull Names Database : Whilst the list is ongoing and additions are been constantly added, it would be an impossibility to create a definitive list. Many trawlermen and boys were lost from Hull vessels without there been any record of the event.  It was only in the 1880`s that legislation changes by the Board of Trade enforced the reporting of the loss of a crewman, untill this time it was only a necessity to report damage or loss of equipment to the vessel itself.  It is quite common on vessel logs to see the loss of a fisher boy and a further note stating that a bucket was also lost. Even then when losses of crewmen were reported to the police by a skipper, little or no investigations took place, as was the case with the reported loss of William Papper aged 14 when in 1882 he was reported as been lost from aboard the Smack Rising Sun, it was with a latter fall out of the crew, that brought the true events to the attention of the authorities, the boy had been murdered.

Whilst the majority of these listings are of Hull men, there were a large number of men from other ports and towns which fished on Hull vessels, these have also been included in the listings, especially the earlier dates. when boys were brought from all the institutions, workhouses and orphanages from across the country, that could provide such child labour for the Hull Smacks. There were many men who served with the RNR and Royal Naval Patrol Service who died on vessels which belonged to Hull owners, in these cases I have added the names of the Hull men to this database and the other men to their vessels although I am compilling a database of those lost from other towns on Naval Vessels onto their own database.

There are many discrepancies with surnames, vessel names and so on, I have tried to recify as many as I have come across but there will still be errors, if you can correct or add additional information, I would be pleased to hear from you.  The database has been made up from many scources such as vessel logs, family input, newspapers, and the Hull History Centre.  I have many articles such as that below which while a loss was recorded in some way the name of the person was not given or was unknown.

Again the full listings I have are not uploaded as I check and collate names.

Surname
Christian
Age
Address / Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation / Relationship
Date/ Scource
Detail
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? ? . SMACK EMERALD H1102 . . 06 Mar 1883 After saving the crew of 8 from a Dutch vessel the small boat whilst alongside the Emerald capsized and 1of the crew were drowned
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FAMILY NAMES A
FAMILY NAMES B
FAMILY NAMES C
FAMILY NAMES D
FAMILY NAMES E
FAMILY NAMES F
           
FAMILY NAMES G
FAMILY NAMES H
FAMILY NAMES I
FAMILY NAMES J
FAMILY NAMES K
FAMILY NAMES L
           
FAMILY NAMES M
FAMILY NAMES N
FAMILY NAMES O
FAMILY NAMES P
FAMILY NAMES Q
FAMILY NAMES R
           
FAMILY NAMES S
FAMILY NAMES T
FAMILY NAMES U
FAMILY NAMES V
FAMILY NAMES W - PT 1
FAMILY NAMES W - PT 2
           
FAMILY NAMES X
FAMILY NAMES Y
FAMILY NAMES Z
UNKNOWN