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SMACK UNITY H1455
Built
1885
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
91429
Length Ft
81.0
Tons Gross
89
Yard Number
05
Breadth Ft
20.5
Tons Net
89
Launched
June 1885
Draught
9.5
Rigged
Ketch
Registered
01 Aug 1885
Hull
Iron
Registered UNITY H1455 Owners 01 08 1885 Francis & Thomas Ross Ltd Hull
    Collision 27 Jan 1887 Silver Pitts, North Sea 12.30pm. Collision with smack Antelope of Grimsby.
    Collision 24 Jan 1888 North Sea. Samck Florence & Ann H1350 of Hull drove alongside us whilst our gear was fast. no damage to our vessel.
    . 06 11 1888 North Sea. Four skylight windows broken, ice room hatch & boats lashings. Shipped a heavy sea. Henry Smith 2nd hand. Killed
    Owners 18 11 1890 Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd ( Henry Toozes manager )
    . 21 03 1892 outside Dogger Bank. Lost gear taking hold of a wreck.
    . 08 05 1892 Collided with Smack William De La Pole H1229 of Hull .
    Collision 17 07 94 North Sea. Collision with the Smack Lily of the West H1178 of Hull causing her to sink.
    Collision 12 Feb 1896 North Sea. Collision with smack Speratus H1008 of Hull causing her to sink 5 hours after the collision. No damage to Unity beyond the breaking of bowsprit.
Renamed KAMP Owners 05 03 1896 Sold Norway
    Owners  
Fate :Wrecked Iceland 1900 - Deleted from Lloyds 1908
 

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
SMITH HENRY 32 SMACK UNITY H1455 CHATHAM 2nd Hand 06 Nov 1888 Killed by a heavy sea striking the ship and crushing him between the boat & the towing post. He died about 2 hours after the accident.
. . . Walcott Tce - Walcott St Hull . . . .
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ROBINS HENRY GIBBS 18 SMACK UNITY H1455 . Cook 03 Dec 1891 Whilst emptying the ash bucket fell overboard
. . . 8 Albert-ave,Hull . . . .
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MORGAN ROBERT . SMACK UNITY H1455 . Skipper 11 Jan 1886 .
WEST J . SMACK UNITY H1455 . Second Hand 11 Jan 1886 .
WEST G . SMACK UNITY H1455 Third hand 11 Jan 1886 .
WHEELDON J . SMACK UNITY H1455 . Fourth hand 11 Jan 1886 .
MATTHEWS WILLIAM JAMES JOSIAH . SMACK UNITY H1455 . Skipper 1886 MATHEW
MATTHEWS WILLIAM . SMACK UNITY H1455 . Skipper 06 Nov 1888 Reported the death of H Smith
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DAVISON G . SMACK UNITY H1455 . Skipper 22 Feb 1892 News - Had property stolen by E Wilson
WILSON EDWARD . SMACK UNITY H1455 . Fifth Hand 22 Feb 1892 News- Stole property of skipper G Davison after one trip as steward - ALSO KNOWN AS ALBERT EDWARD WILSON HALL
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GILES WILLIAM . SMACK UNITY H1455 . Skipper 01 Nov 1894 Reported injury to JW Bell
BELL JAMES WILLIAM . SMACK UNITY H1455 . Cook 01 Nov 1894 at about 1.30am was rigging the topsail when he fell to the deck and was injured, the vessel st sail for Hull arriving at 11pm Mon 05th, where he was conveyed to the infirmary and Doctor Pomeroy diagnosed a severe injury to right shoulder, Bell was allowed to go home.
. . . 8 Roberts Tce Harrow St . . . .
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