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CANADA H1- MTWP
Built
1886
Cochrane Hamilton Cooper Schofield - Beverley
Off Number
93089
Length Ft
117.2
Tons Gross
231
Yard Number
14
Breadth Ft
22.2
Tons Net
103
Launched
July 1886
Draught
11.2
Hp
50 HP
Registered
27 08 1886
Engine Builder
C D Holmes
Knots
10 K
Registered CANADA H1 Owners 27 08 1886 - Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd
  . . 08 June 1890 North Sea. Stay bolts gave way - agreed with SS Fishtoft of Boston to tow us to Hull for 100.
  . . 26 9 1893 North Sea. Slight damage to deck & Bulk head burned. Coal caught fire spontaneously in the bunker
  . Collision 08 Feb 1895 Billingsgate London. Collision with steam tug.
    Lengthened 16 09 1895 Re registered 132.2 ft   231 G tons - 126 N tons - Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd
  . Collision 25 July1896 North Sea. Starboard bulwark quarter stove in. The SS Nixe of Geestimunde struck vessel on the starboard quarter
  . Collision 30 Jan 1899 Gravesend - Damage done to schooner H Thompson of Hull. Carried away his bowsprit. SS canada boat stove in and starboard quarter rail. I was laid alongside the schooner H Thompson and as I was leaving the schooner, his anchor caught my starboard rail dragging me across his bows.
  . Collision 22 01 1900 Gravesend - Stern frame & one plate damaged. Driving astern into the Hull Trawler Swallow H97 our engines stuck & refused to work in time.
  . Collision 26 10 1901 River Thames - Damaged port quarter plate. Thick fog, our stern came in contact with the SS Gl[?]wood stern.
  . Collision 09 01 1902 entrance of River Thames. Damaged bows, SS Huguenot of Newcastle, colliding with us whilst riding at our anchor.
  . . 06 04 1903 North Sea. Lost the propeller. Tail end of the shaft broke.
  . Collision 22 July 1904 Whilst in the act of going alongside of the Hulk, Countess of Erne we collided with the coal schooner Pet damaging her taffelrail and stern.
  . Collision 23 Dec 1904 5pm whilst coming up the River Thames we collided with the sailing barge Northumberland slightly damaging the barges quarter it being foggy at the time
  . Collision 03 Oct 1907 collision with the Norwegian Barque Constance
  . . 31 01 1908 North Sea. Lost mizen boom, cabin sky- light. Boat and slight damage to deck. Shipped a heavy sea.
  . . 17 10 1912 Collision. Run into by the Cornrake[?] of London she going at too great a rate of speed.
    Owners 1916 - 1917 Admiralty
Renamed CANADA II Owners 02 - 1917 - renamed Admiralty
  CANADA H1 Owners 1919 Returned by Admiralty name reverted
  CANADA H1 Owners 28 05 1919 W A Massey & Sons Ltd Hull
  CANADA Owners 07 06 1919 William John & Sydney Peck , Herivel Guernsey Converted to Coaster ( W Howard Guernsey )
  CANADA Owners 12 07 1919 Hull Register Closed - No longer fishing
  . Owners .
Fate : 19 02 1925 Abandoned and sank after hitting a ice floe on passage from Yarmouth Nova Scotia to Bermuda
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
Nov 1916
Boom Defence
1919
 

 

Fact File

03 Oct 1907 The Canada H1 was in collision with the Norwegian Barque Constance

Notice to Appear - 1908 No311 Fo67

IN the HIGH COURT of JUSTICE. Admiralty Division.

Ships "CONSTANCE and CANADA ".

Whereas in an Action of Limitation of Liability instituted in the High Court of Justice on behalf of the Hull Steam Fishing and Ice Company Limited, against the owners, Master and Crew of the Norwegian barque "Constance" and the Owners of Cargo lately laden on board the barque "Constance" the Judge of the Admiralty Division of the said High Court did on the 2nd day of March 1908, amongst other things, pronounce that in respect of LOSS or DAMAGE to SHIPS, Goods, Merchandise, or other things caused by reason of the improper navigation of the Steamship "CANADA" on the occasion of the COLLISION between that vessel and the barque "CONSTANCE" on the 3rd day of October 1907, the Owners of the said Steamship " Canada" are answerable in damages to an amount not exceeding £1,733.3s.3d. (such sum being a rate of £8 foe each ton of the registered tonnage of the said Steamship "Canada" without deduction on account of engine room).

This is therefore to give notice to all persons having any claim in respect of the loss or damage caused as aforesaid, that if they do not come in and enter their claims on or before the 13th day od April 1908, thewy will be excluded from sharing in the aforesaid amount. Dated 16th Day March 1908

Taken out by WILLIAM A CRUMP ans SONS, 17 Leadan- hall -street E.C

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
FAIRBRASS HENRY 22 CANADA H1 . Bosun 20 Sept 1899 Died after accident aboard
FAIRHOLM HENRY 24 CANADA H1 Nottingham Deckhand 20 Sept 1899 Died after accident aboard
PAYNE JOHN 50 CANADA H1 . Second Hand 20 Sept 1899 Died after accident aboard
. . . 1 Henry`s Bldgs Gt Passage Street Hull . . . .
ANDERTON THOMAS 44 CANADA H1 . Deckhand 14 Nov 1906 - Ships boat capsized at Gravesend
. . . 53 Francis St - Hull . . . .
BARR WILLIAM 34 CANADA H1 . Cook 14 Nov 1906 - Ships boat capsized at Gravesend
. . . 153 Gt Dover St London . . . .
NICHOLSON JOHN 38 CANADA H1 . Chief Engineer 14 Nov 1906 - Ships boat capsized at Gravesend
. . . 26 Perry St Hull . . . .
ARCHER JOSEPH . CANADA H1 . Skipper 17 Jan 1887 .
ARCHER J . CANADA H1 . Second Hand 17 Jan 1887 .
GAY J . . Third hand 2 Aug 1887 .
BIRCH . . CANADA H1 . Cook 02 03 1887 Birch cook deserted at sea by getting in the boat, refusing to return unless by force which was not wise to do.
ROWNTREE GEORGE . CANADA H1 . Manager 1887 .
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