Burton Stather Shipbuilders
It is situated on the brow of a hill, at the foot of which flows the river Trent, where there is a wharf or staith, commonly called Stather.
On the 22d of February, 1777, the brig 'Phoenix', bound from London to Gainsborough, having twenty barrels of gunpowder on board, took fire in the Trent, opposite Burton Stather, and blew up; the explosion unroofed several houses in the town, and was heard with terror at the distance of many miles.
John Wray (1796 - 1884)
John Wray and Son in 1865 built a pier for the Steam Packets which passed daily on the journey from Gainsborough and Hull.
His shipbuilding yard existed for nearly a century.
The charge for shipwrights' wages is only 4s 6d per day of 10 1/2 hours.
John Wray are at the present time ready to enter into contracts to furnish soundly-built, handsomely finished, of the eight years' class, complete for sea at a rate of £10 10s per ton old measurement.
He appears in the 1841 Census with his wife Elizabeth and again in 1851 with an occupation of Ship Builder employing 16 men and has a son William and niece Sarah. In 1861 aged 65 years he was still ship building and employing 27 men and 12 appentices. By 1881 he was retired and living with daughter in law Ellen widow of William.
Ships built by John Wray and Son
Sloop 'Alkborough' for Cook and Sutton.
1826 'John Carolus' Sloop (Official No. 7656 ) March 1838 registered Hull, 37 tons for Richard Grassby, Thos Hebblewhite, Newport, Wm Reynolds, Blacktoft. 1880/1910 registered Hull for Richard Grasby Jnr. Tile & Brick Maker, Newport, Brough.
1827 'Elizabeth' Sloop (Official No.17423 ) 48 tons for William Burkill, Garthorp
1827 built Burton Stather - 'Jane' Sloop, official No.17806, 53 tons, October 1862 lost at sea, 3 crew, owned by J. Greene Chissel.
1828 'Fame' Schooner (Official No. 479) 57 tons for R. Detchon
1829 'Eliza' Sloop (Official No. 2709) 45 tons for John Kirk, Leeds, 1849 registered Goole, 46 tons, 1865/70 for J. Davy, Bramley, Leeds. May 1871 sunk in the Thames whilst trading, 2 crew, owned by Alfred B. Cox.
1830 'Sarah' Ketch (Official No. 15732) 37 tons registered Boston 1848/1860 then registered Hull 1870/80 for Wilfred Holdridge, Barton.
1832 built Burton Stather - 'Eagle' Sloop, official No.11352, 39 tons, July 1861 capsized Grimsby bound for Boston from Seaham with coals, 3 crew, 2 drowned, owner John Taylor.
1833 'William & Mary Ann' Sloop (Official No. 19623) 85 tons for Thomas Bradbury, Long Causewy, Lancs
1834 'Friends' Sloop 38 tons for James Mason
1835 'Alice' Sloop, official No. 5422, 41 tons, 1836 registered Bridlington. 1860 registered Harwich 1865/80 for George Wright, Colchester, for John Chissell, Mistley, Essex. (1880)
1836 John o.n. 171 H.B.R.K. 80 tons. Schooner built Burton-on-Stather, later owned by Bullard & King
1837 'Fanny' (Official No. 686) Sloop 32 tons, 1865/72 for John Lord, Winteringham, owned by Benjamin Musgrave Jnr, Hull 1880
1841 A heavily built Billyboy ready for sea without further outlay:- Keel, 53 feet, beam 15 feet 2 inch, height 7 feet. Is an excellent vessel and well founded in stores. Will be sold cheap. Apply to John Wray, Burton Stather, Brigg, Lincolnshire.
September 1841 'Friends' Sloop (Official No. 7696) registered Gainsborough, 40 tons for John Kelsey, William Burkill. 1865/70 registered Boston for Isaac Greenall, Albion Street, Spalding. 1872 for Edward Dixon, Skirbeck, Lincs.
1841 'Francis' Sloop (Official No. 21513) April 1841 registered Hull, 49 tons , 1865 for Robert Percy, Wm Smith, 1870/85 owned by Robert William, Saltmarsh.)
1841 'Planter' Schooner (Official No.212) 66 tons for Ellen Farnell, Josh Rowbottom & others
1841 'Concord' Sloop (Official No.4859) 40 tons for John Holiday
1842 'Richard & Francis' Sloop (Official No.23019) 50 tons for John & Samuel Martin, Ferrybridge. (1870/80 owned by James Aaron, Goole.1890 John Crosby Robinson, 16 Fawcett Street, Hull.)
1843 'Charity' Sloop (Official No.23082) September 1843 registered Goole, 46 tons for Joseph Cawthorn, Knottingley.(William Alsop, Thorne, 1865/80)
1843 'Ocean' Schooner (Official No.4760) registered Goole, 82 tons for James Dudding, Matt Woodhall, Knottingley. 1870/80 owned by Joseph Wood, Goole, 1881 at Kings Lynn, Thomas Burton Master, with son Thomas Burton. 1882/90 for John T. Chester, Goole.
1844 - Alice' Sloop (Official No.5474) June 1855 registered Hull, 41 tons for Richard Wilson . 1865/72 for William Butler, Garthorpe.
1845 'Peace' Schooner (Official No. 228) 65 x 18 x 11 ft, 93 tons. 1865 registered London, for William Smith, Vittoria Place, Commercial Road. 1867 for Rawling & Co. London, Captain Howlett, for the London coastal trade. 1870 for Daniel King, 30 Great Tower Street, London. 1875 registered Goole for Thomas S. Burton, Selby. 1880 owned by Thomas Clegg, Goole. February 1883 the loss of the schooner owned by Thomas Clegg, of Stone House, Goole and in command of Captain Joeseph Wright, of Goole is reported. She left London on the 23rd January with a full cargo of wheat in bags for Goole. When off Dungeon Lights a heavy gale was blowing and all sails of the vessel were gone with the exception of the mainsail. She also was making water and the pumps would not work and raised a flag of distress. An English Barque came close but took no notice. The crew were forced to take to the boat and Captai Wright was so cold and exhausted that he died one hour later, another jumped overboard. The remaining two crew waited all night and on the 28th January at daylight a French Schooner 'Pauline' of Gravelines, came into sight and succeeded to take them on board. However one of the crew died twenty minute after been rescued leaving the mate Thomas Wright as the only survivor. The vessel is insured in the Goole Marine Insurance Company.
1846 'William Burkitt' Sloop (Official No. 4791) 55 tons for John Kelsey
1846 - Hope' Sloop (Official No.832) 42 tons for John Hudson, Knottingley
1847 - Economy' Schooner (Official No. 23197) 76 tons for Thomas Wright, Knottingley
December 1848 - Samaritan' Schooner (Official No.432) 78 tons 1865 for William Dyson, Hull. 1867 for J. Graburn, Kingston Terrace, Holderness Road, Hull. 1872/75 for William Dyson, James Grayburn, Joseph Bradley
1848 built Burton Stather - 'Deborah' Schooner, official No.808, Januay 1849 registered Hull, 56 tons, 1865/70 for Jonathan Abbott, Beverley. 1872/75 for William Scales, Hull. June 1875 - The Schooner 'Deborah' of Goole, from Hull for Pont Andamar, fire bricks and coal foundered off Hasbro' yesterday at 8 a.m. crew saved and landed Great Yarmouth by Smack 'Sergeant Ballantine', Great Yarmouth.
1849 'Acorn' Sloop (Official No.17147) June 1853 registered Southampton, 1865 registered Hull, 36 tons for William Thomas Walker. 1865 for Charles Webster, Garthorpe, 1868 for Joseph Gilleard, Garthorp. Lincs. 1870/90 registered Hull and owned by W. H. Bee of Brigg. 1900 George Draper, 58 Marmaduke Street, Hessle Road, Hull.
1850 'Expert' Schooner (Official No.22683) 87 tons for Joseph Arnold, Knottingley Thomas Ramsay, Goole. (1880 registered London for Elizabeth Arnold, Knottingley)
1850 Sarah King o.n. 107 H.B.M.D. 123 tons. Brigantine built Burton-on-Stather, yard no. 133 for Rawling & King (later Bullard & King) This ship was lost 25th. Jan. 1873 when run down by a steam packet 'Bride' off Morte Point, Bristol Channel. Position 51 11' 15"N., 04 13' 54" W. On this occassion, all the Sarah King's crew were saved.
1851 At Burton Stather. A Vessel on the stocks, building :- length of keel 65 feet, breadth of beam 19 feet 6 inches, height 11 feet 3 inches, she will carry 160 tons or upwards. Also another nearly ready for the decks :- 59 feet 6 inch of keel, upwards of 17 feet beam, and about 8 feet high, and will carry about 160 tons.
1851 'Heroine' Sloop (Official No. 5105) 55 tons for Richard Derring, Fakenham, Norfolk 1900 for Henry Shackcloth, Burnham Overy, Norfolk.
1851 'Nancy' Sloop (Official No. 4853) registered Hull, 43 tons for Benjamin Gibbins, Barton 1865/90
December 1852 built Burton Stather - 'Hamilton' Sloop, official No.5394, registered Hull, 39 tons, 1865/70 for W. D. Hamilton, Barton. 1880/90 for William Hearfield Bee, Brigg. 1900/10 for Robert Seddon, Barton on Humber. 1915 for William Brown, Barton on Humber. 1920/30 for John Deheer Ltd. 18 High Street, Hull.
1852 'Mystery' Schooner (Official No.4779) 67 x 17 x 10 ft, 90 tons for Charles & James Saville, J.S.W. Richardson, Gorge Dryden, Wakefield. Captain R. Hudson 1867.
1852 'Elizabeth' Sloop (Official No.11852) 55 tons 1865/70 for William Hamilton. 1880/90 owned by R. Thompson, Waterside, Barton . 1900 for Charles Thompson, Waterside, Barton on Humber.
1853 'Hannah' Sloop registered Hull (Official No. 4841) 44 tons. 1890/1900 owned by Jane Chapman, Killingholme.
1854 'Ocean Bride' Schooner (Official No.24088) registered Goole, 69 x 19 x 11 ft, 116 tons for Joseph Arnold, Knottingley, Jeremiah Bentley, Goole. Captain J. Arnold 1867. November 1872 foundered Horns Reef bound for Hamburg from Methil with coals, 5 crew, owned by Joseph Arnold.
1854 'John Wray' Schooner (Official No. 23047) 65 x 18 x 10 ft, 89 tons. 1867 for W. Brigg, Yarmouth, Captain Woodcock for Hull coastal trade. 1880/90 registered Yarmouth, owned by George Hanson, Yarmouth.
1854 'Sloop 'Walcot' was built at a cost of £38054'6" x 14'9" x 6'6".
1856 'Thomas Holt' Sloop (Official No.17853) November 1856 registered Hull, 46 tons, 1865/70 for Thomas Holt, Garthorpe Shore. (1880 owned by William Blyth, Barton) 1881 at Dorset , Master Charles Crowden, William Aldridge Mate, and Walter Walker, Cook.
1856 'Wave' Sloop/Ketch (Official No.18066) December 1856 registered Goole, 61 tons, 1865/70 for William Smith, John Holt, Garthorpe. 1880 owned by James Aaron, Goole. 1890 Jno. Goulds, 12 Catherine Street, Deptford, Sunderland.
1857 'Dekar' 'Deker' Schooner (Official No.18778) 79 tons, 73 x 18 x 9 ft, for Jonathan Abbott, York. Thomas Abbott, Hull. Captain 1870 J. Abbott, (owner William Abbott 1880.1890 Joseph Arnold Jnr. Knottingley) 1900 for John Thomas North, 3 Gracechurch Street, London.
1858 'William Maskell' or 'William Maskill' Schooner for Hawkworth of Goole for the Goole Coastal Trade. Captain J. Jacks (1870) 71 tons, 67 x 16 x 9 ft. (Official No. 20470) January 1858 registered Goole, 70 tons for William Holdsworth. Captain J. Jacks. 1865/70 for Joseph Jackson, Goole. 1880 owned by Benjamin Hewitt, Goole. Rebuilt 1884 as Hulk and registered Cowes for Mather Read, Town Quay, Cowes. 1915 for Edward L. Forester, Lloyds Bank Chambers, Swansea.
1858 'Shearwater' Schooner official No. 20995, 78 x 21 x 12 ft, 116 tons and carries about 220 tons, built for Banks of London for the Goole Baltic trade. Captain J. Askam 1867 for Colverson, registered Goole. Captain W. Dawson (1870) June 1870 For sale at auction in the Railway Dock, Goole. (1880 owned by William Cass, Surrey)
1858 'Harriet & Eliza' Schooner (Official No. 25187) 66 x 18 x 8 ft, 62 tons 1870/1910 registered Boston for Joseph Gostelow, Master and owner, Spalding.
1859 'Lizzy' Sloop (Official No. 27985) November 1859 registered Goole, 35 tons. 1865/70 for William Kemp Taylor, Swinefleet. 1880 registered Hull and owned by John Hill, Hull.
1859 'Starling', Schooner official No. 27589, registered Goole, 1865/82 for Joseph Wood, Goole, November 1878 for sale by auction having recently undergone a thorough overhaul and restored in October 1873, carries 200 tons, now lying alongside the Malt House Quay in the canal at Goole, Captain Joseph Wood. 1882 for Mrs Elizabeth Wood, Goole. 1885/89 for Joe W. Craven, 37 North Street, Goole. 112 tons, 76 x 19 x 10 ft , Captain A. Wood. (1867/80) April 1877 Captain Wood took to court Captain Sykes of the 'Starling' for the sum of £20 19s 6d, his portion of the earnings of that vessel. 1877 rescued by National Lifeboat Institution and saved the vessel and five lives. 1881 Captain Henry Ellison. 18th October 1889 in collision with the steamer 'Stelling' of London off the Sunk Lightship. Owned by William Craven, of Goole left Hull with a cargo of 189 tons of coal bound for Gravesend. The Captain George Bell Taylor of the 'Stelling' was found guilty and his certificate suspended for three onths. Two of the crew of the 'Starling' were lost, the mate William Pearson and deck hand William Henderson, the remaining crew were taken aboard the steamer and landed at the Tyne.
1860 'John Pickard' or 'John Picard' Schooner (Official No. 28416) registered Goole, 82 x 19 x 10 ft, 93 tons. September 1860 registered Goole, 100 tons, 1865/70 for John Walker, Goole. 1880 owned by John Morris, Knottingley. ( Crew 1881 - Master Thomas Morris, Mate Sam Johnson his wife and three children, AB seamen John Fraser,Cardiff, Joseph Sochiad, France. At Stockton on Tees loading Manure.) 1890 for Thomas Morris, Knottingley.1900/1909 for Gunnee Wigglesworth, Cowick.
1860 'Leveret' Schooner official No. 29200 for Green & Co. Goole for the Ramsgate - France trade. Captain M. Mawer 1867. Captain J. Cresswell (1870) 100 tons 83 x 19 x 10 ft. (1865/82 owned by William Green , Knottingley)
1861 'Star of the Sea' Clipper Schooner for Jas. Duckett of Preston for the Liverpool coastal trade. Captain W. Rackham (1870) 79 tons, 75 x 19 x 8 ft. September 1862 on sale for £1,800.
1862 For Sale, two Schooners, partly built to class nine or ten years A1 at Lloyd's, one of 75 feet, beam 20 feet 3 inch, berth in hold 10 feet 6 inch, the other 70 feet keel, 18 feet beam and 8 feet berth in hold. Also three river Keels partly built. Also the Hulls of three old Keels price £65 each.
1862 built Burton Stather - 'George' Sloop/Ketch, official No.44030, May 1862 registered Goole, 53 tons, 1865 for George Robinson, Coal Merchant, Crowle Wharf, 1870 registered Yarmouth for George Brown, Yarmouth. 1872/74 for John C. Wishart, Seaton Carew, Durham.
1862 Schooner/Ketch 'Aid', Official No. 45091, July 1862 registered Hull, Captain W. Brown (1867/70), 65 tons 71 x 18 x 8 ft, Hull Coastal trade for Brown & Co. 1870 for Samuel Stone, Leeds. 1880/90 owned by Elizabeth Mitchell, Norfolk.
1863 - onwards 8 vessels were built for James Fisher & Sons of Barrow.)
1863 Schooner 'Summer Cloud' (Offical No. 47120) 1867 for James Alsop, Captain and owner, October 1863 registered Goole, registered Goole. For George Greenfield, Goole. Captain Grouthwite (1870). 78' x 20'2" x 10'2" 91.57 tons registered Aberystwith. 1880 owned by Thomas Lewis, Aberystwith. May 1885 foundered off the Smalls, near Milford Haven with a cargo of granite stone bound for Chatham from Annalong, Ireland.
1863 Brig 'Silvery Wave' for Bullard & Co. London, for the London to West Indies run. Captain C. Warren 1867. Captain T. Jarvis (1870), official No. 47352, 201 tons 107 x 23 x 13.ft. 1880 owned by Henry Bee, Southampton.
1863 'Emma' (47791) for J. Fisher, Barrow. Captain R. Twist 1867. Captain Huddlestone 1870,134 tons 95.5 x 22.2 x 12.2 ft, twin masts - missing 1880 on route to Rotterdam.
1863 Schooner 'Knysna Belle' for Harris & Co, of Capetown for the Hull to Capetown run. Captain W. Harries (1870) official No.37040, 75 tons, 69 x 19 x 8 ft. 1870 for Charles Lewis, Cape Town. 1875 for Francis Porter, Cape Town.
1863 'Anglo-Saxon' Sloop official No. 45565, 66 x 18 x 7 ft, 53 tons registered Cowes for G. W. H. Warder, West Cowes, Isle of Wight. Captain F. Ansell. (1880/90) 1910 for Edward T. Agius & Co. (Southampton) Ltd. Soithampton.
1864 'Doctor' (47798) Brig for J. Fisher , Barrow, Lancaster. Captain Edwards in 1870, 148 tons 103 x 22.5 x 12.9 twin masts - wrecked 1894.
1864 'Jane Gray', Schooner official No. 51225, 1870/80 for Jonathan Abbott, Beverley. 1884 for Thomas Abbott, Sutton Street, Spring Bank, Hull. for Hull Coastal Trade. Captain Abbott (1870), 64 tons 74 x 19 x 8 ft.
1864 'Morecambe Belle', Schooner, official No. 47795 for J. Fisher, Barrow for the Lancashire coastal trade. Captain T. Anyon 1867. Captain Brooks (1870) 122 tons, 92 x 22 x 12 ft.1880 owned by Joseph Hunter, Barrow . 1900 for Isaac Bradburn, Liverpool.
1864 'Squire' Brig for J, Fisher, Barrow, Lancaster for the coastal trade. Captain J. Adair (1870) 168 tons 104 x 23 x 13. ft.
1864 'Doctor' Brig (Official No.47798) 148 tons, 103 x 23 x 13 ft for John Fisher, Barrow, Lancaster.1867 Captain Edwards. Wrecked 22nd December 1894.
1864 'Staffordshire' Sloop, official No. 44917, 49 tons, registered Gainsborough. 1867/70 for William Hind, Beckingham. 1880 owned by Robert Burkill, Grimsby.
1865 John Wray and son, Shipbuilders, Burton Stather, (Lincolnshire) Are ready to take contracts to furnish soundly built ships classed eight years A1 at Llyod's and completely equipped for sea, at the rate of £10 10s per ton, old measurement.
1865 'H.E. ' Schooner (Official No. 53351) 83 x 21 x 11 ft, 96 tons. Captain D. Edwards 1867, for T. Stone.1880/90 registered Yarmouth, owned by Aaron Stone, Llanelly.
1865 "Eleventh Lancashire" Brig official No. 51077 built for J. Fisher, Barrow, Lancs for the coastal trade. 202 tons, 106 x 22 x 14, Captain Williams 1867. Captain J. Griffiths (1870)
March 1865 "Verulam" Clipper Barque official No. 52690, 147 x 25 x 13 ft, 313 tons, built for Messrs Samuel Bullard, King and Co, London. Captain M. Creak for the London to Natal trade. There was a display of rockets and fireworks and after a moderate allowance of beer and punch for the workers and wives, the party broke up happily contented. 1875 owned by Henry Cock, Middlesex.
1866 'Walcot' or 'Walcott' Sloop (Official No. 53298) 32 tons. August 1866 registered Hull and in 1870/1929 owned by John Barley, Whitton.
1866 'Burton Stather' (Official No. 54620) built for Bullard, King & Co. London, for the London - South Africa run. 421 tons 155 x 27 x 15 ft. Captain C. Warren (1870)
1866 'Burton Stather' (Official No. 56227) (H247)(H583) Smack, August 1866 registered Hull, 63 tons, 1870 for William Exon, 4 William's Place, Cogan Street, Hull. 1880 owned by James Wood, Hull. March 1883 Lost during a gale in the North Sea, Picture Link
1866 'Rose in June' Sloop (Official No. 56221) registered Hull, 37 tons. 1870 for Matthew Beacock, Winteringham. 1880/90 owned by William H. Bee, Brigg. 1900 for Robert Seddon, Barton on Humber.
1866 'Harriet Williams' Brigantine (Official No. 53355) 97 x 22 x 12 ft, 144 tons, 1867 for Stone & Co. Captain Gurnett. 1880 registered Llanelly for Michaell Flanagan, Youghal, Cork. 1890 George H. Bate, Fowley. 1900 for Henry John Newman, Fowey.
1866 'Sea King', Barque for Fisher & Co., Barrow for the Newport - South America run. 404 tons 137 x 28 x 17 ft. Captain S. Clarke (1870) official No.56936, December 1866 registered Lancaster, 1867/70 for James Fisher, Barrow. 1880 for John Denholm, Greenock. Missing since 8th August 1883.
September 1867 'Ann Mitchell' Clipper Schooner official No. 56037, built for Mitchell & Co. (Richard Mitchell) Briton Ferry, Glamorgan. 104 tons, 81 x 21 x 10 ft. Captain J. Davies (1870)
1867 'Young Florence' (GY250) Cutter (Official No. 56999) October 1867 registered Grimsby, 54 tons. 1868/70 for George J. Osbourne, Grimsby. Registered Lowestoft and in 1880 owned by Samuel Larkin, Lower Thames Street, London.
1867 'Yara Yara' (GY22) Ketch (Official No. 60266) October 1867 registered Grimsby, 55 tons. 1870 for Henry Knott, Grimsby, 1878 owned by Edward Goodfellow, 131 Orwell Street, Grimsby. 1882 for James S. Barnaby, Cleethorpes. 1883/84 for Robert Sinclair, 23 Albert Terrace, New Clee. 1885/87 for William Hall, Augusta Street, Bargate, Grimsby. 1888 for the Great Grimsby Fish & Steam Trawling Co. Ltd. Grimsby. 1890 registered Fleetwood George E.J. Moody, Albert Road, Cleethorpes. 1891/1905 registered Greenock for Mrs J. W. Campbell, 52 Brisbane Street, Greenock.
1867 'Boomerang' (GY251) Ketch (Official No. 57000) October 1867 registered Grimsby, 55 tons. 1868 for Frederick A. Chappie, Cleethorpes. 1870/80 registered Hull for William Carr, Market Place, Hull. 1890 registered Dartmouth forWilliam Hutchings, Lowestoft.
1867 'Charles & Ada' (GY219) Dandy (Official No. 56974)February 1867 registered Grimsby, 52 tons. 1868/70 for Charles Jeffs, Grimsby, 1880 owned by The Grimsby Smack Co. Ltd., Grimsby. 1885 for John Winteringham, Grimsby.
May 1867 'British Workman' (GY231) Dandy (Official No. 56984) May 1867 registered Grimsby, 53 tons. 1867 for William Lawrence, Sailmaker, Grimsby. 1880 owned by William Thomas Goodfellow, Grimsby.
June 1867 'British Lion' (GY238) Dandy (Official No. 56990) July 1867 registered Grimsby, 56 tons. Built for Messrs Castle & Co. Grimsby. 1870/75 registered Hull for James Wood, Hull.
June 1867 'Emu' (GY19) Dandy (Official No. 56991) July 1867 registered Grimsby, 56 tons. Built for Messrs Castle & Co. Grimsby. 1870 for Henry Brinkley, Grimsby. 1880 owned by James Meadows, Cleethorpes. March 1883 Lost during a gale in the North Sea.
1867 buit Burton Stather - 'W. M. J.' Schooner, 79 x 21 x 10 ft, 103 tons, 1867/90 for William M. Jeffreys, Britonferry Glamorganshire, official No.56032, registered Neath, Captain Thomas.
1867 built Burton Stather - 'Martha' (GY221) Dandy, official No.56976, February 1867 registered Grimsby, 58 tons, 1870 for George Pearce, Grimsby. December 1867 missing.
January 1868 'Lizzy' Barque for J.Fisher, Barrow. Built for Falmouth - Singapore run. Captain W. Williams (1870) official No.60118, February 1868 registered Hull, 429 tons, 138 x 29 x 17 ft. (William Wray fined £100 by the Hull bench for having committed a breach of the Merchant Shipping Act, by giving a false certificate as the the ownership of the Barque 'Lizzy'.) June 1872 lost.
March 1868 a Shipbuilder Fined £100. Yesterday at Hull Police Court before Mr. T. H. Travis, William Wray, shipbuilder, Burton Stather, appeared to answer a summons charging him with having commited a breach of the Merchant Shipping Act. The charge was that he had given a false certificate as to the ownership of the Barque 'Lizzy' by which he had obtained a registry of that vessel in his name. The complainant was Mr. J. Fisher, of Barrow in Furness and for him Mr. W. Ralph, of that place appeared. Mr. F. F. Ayre, of Hull appeared for the defendant. Mr. Ralph stated that in 1863 the defendant contracted, in writing, to build two barques for the complainant, and in due course one of them was finished, delivered and paid for, but with the other such slow progress was made that the complainant informed the dependant he should not take the vessel. Upon this defendant took proceedings to compel him to take her, but when in court, by the advice of council, he agreed to take the 'Lizzy', and he paid all instalments upon her as they became due, until £3,000 had been paid. The question of damages and costs was referred to Mr. Serjeant O'Brian, and his award was that the costs ammounting to £803 should be deducted from the balence of £2,800 still remainging to be paid. To this the defendant agreed, and on an appointed day complainant went to Hull for the purpose of settling the payment, taking with a banker's draft for £2,080 1s 10d. The defendant then informed him that he had mortgaged the vessel to his bankers, and further inquiry revealed the fact that in order to obtain the mortgage he had registered the 'Lizzy' as his own vessel. By the 40th section of the Merchant Shipping Act, a builder's certificate, on which the vessel is registered must state for whom or on whose account a vessel is built, but there was no such statement in the certificate presented by the defendant. Although the vessel was contracted and built for the complainant, the defendant without stating that fact registered her as his own, and he shortlly afterwards made himself bankrupt. The complainant on been sworn, gave evidence in support of the above statement and the original certificate was produced by the clerk of Customs, who registered the vessel. Mr. Ayre for the defendant, contended he had acted in a dona fide manner and that no breach of the law had been intended. Mr. Travis characterised the case as a very gross one and imposed the full penalty of £100 and costs. Mr Ayre asked for time to pay the money but Mr. Travis said he should not let the defendant go. He gave him two hours to make arrangements for paying the money. The money was paid.
1868 'Hind' Schooner 1870 for John Walker jnr, Goole. for E. Jackson, Primrose Hill, Knottingley 1880, Ann Jackson, 11 Cromwell Street, Spring Bank, Hull.(1890). Official No. 58729, July 1868 registered Goole, 100 tons .
June 1868 built Burton Stather - 'St. George' or 'Saint George' Ketch, official No.60132, 59 tons, she will be fitted with Hart's patent Reefing gear, 1868/70 for which Mr. Harrison is the agent at Hull. 18th March 1870 foundered at sea bound for Jersey from Laninion, 6 crew all lost, owner John Harrison, Hull.
1869 'Young Dick' Schooner for Richard Hickman of Goole. Captain R. Redman (1870) official No.58732, July 1869 registered Goole, 162 tons 106 x 23 x 12. ft. 1880 owned by Robert Allen, Timaru, N.Z. registered Wellington.
November 1869 'Adeline' Ketch (Official No.60185) 54 tons. 1872 for William Robert Leyman, 49 William Street, Hull. 1880 registered Hull and owned by Joseph Bradley, Hull.
November 1869 'Admiral' Ketch (Official No.60186) 55 tons. registered Hull, 55 tons, 1870 for William Carlisle, 2 Wakefield Street, Hull. 1876 for William Carlisle, 71 Lister Street, Hull. 1880 registered Scarborough and owned by Frank Ness, 71 Westborough, Scarborough
1869 built Burton Stather - 'Bessie Mitchell' Schooner, official No.60639, registered Swansea, 93 tons, February 1870 sunk due to collision at Manorbeer bound Southampton from Britonferry with tin, 5 crew, owner Richard Mitchell, Britonferry.
1870 'Jasper' Dandy (Official No. 60211) 62 tons. 1880 owned by Jasper Collier, Hull. 1885 registered Yarmouth for Thomas S. Thetford, Norwich.
1870 November 'Joseph & Elizabeth' (H651) Ketch, official No.65206, December 1870 registered Hull, 68 tons, 1872/74 for Mr. J. Potter of Hull. 28th February 1877 Captain Peter Peterson, of the Danish schooner 'Alg' rescued the three crew of the ketch abandoned off the Dogger Bank during heavy seas. The Board of Trade awarded the Capatin a silver gilt fruit stand and silver medals to the Mate and sailors who risked their lives to effect the rescue.
1870 November 'Lincolnshire Lass' (H661) Ketch official No. 65207, December 1870 registered Hull, 68 tons, for Mr. J. Potter of Hull. 1872/74 for Thomas John Boyd, Hull. 1878/96 owned by Wilkin B. Offen, 21 Campbell Street, Hull.
April 1870 built by Wray, Burton Stather - 'Jasper' (Yard No.227) Dandy, official No.60211, May 1870 registered Hull, 62 tons, for Robert Hellyer, Hull. 1871/83 for Jasper Collier, 23 Waverley Street, Hull.
April 1870 built by Wray, Burton Stather - 'Fortitude' (Yard No.228) Dandy, official No.60210, May 1870 registered Hull, 64 tons, for Robert Hellyer, Hull. 1871/74 for William John Robins, Hull, 1875/78 for Samuel Jordan jnr, Hull. 1879/80 for George Wright, Grimsby. 1882 for William Hall, Augusta Street, Bargate, Grimsby. 1883/84 registered Grimsby for Robert Sincair, 23 Albert Terrace, Grimsby. 1885 for William Hall, Augusta Street, Bargate, Grimsby. 1887/90 for The Great Grimsby Ice Co. Ltd, Grimsby.
1870 built Burton Stather - 'Betsey' Cutter, official No.60220, June 1870 registered Hull, 7 tons, 1871 for Martin Firth, South Ferriby. 1872/75 for Mrs. Ellen My. Wray, Burton Stather.
1870 'Speedwell' (H641) Cutter (Official No. 65195) 11 tons. registered Hull, 1871 for Martin Firth, South Ferriby. 1874/87 owned by John Holt, Burton Stather.
1870 'William Wray' (H641) Dandy (Official No. 65189) registered Hull, 66 tons. 1870/85 for John Austin Hill, 17 Kingston Street, Hull. 1887 for Albert Dock Shipwright, Boat Building and Mast & Block Making Co. Ltd. Hull.
1870 'Active' Ketch (Official No.65188) 68 tons. 1872/90 owned by Jabez Joseph Hobbs, Hull.
1870 'Gregory' (H652) Ketch (Official No. 65199) November 1870 registered Hull, 63 tons. 1872 for Thomas Gregory, Hull. 1874 for Richard Thomas Vivian, Hull. 1880/85 owned by Andrew Mudge, Hull, 67 William Street, Hull. 1887/89 George Winn, Hull. 1889 broken up.
1870 'Eliza' (H666) Ketch (Official No. 65200) November 1870 registered Hull, 64 tons. 1871/72 for Thomas Gregory, Hull. 1874 for Henry Toozes, Hull. 1875 for Charles West, Hull. 1880 owned by Richard T. Vivian, Billingsgate, Hull. 1889 broken up.
8th March 1870 built by Wray & Sons, Burton Stather - 'Oxford Eight' (Yard No.226) Trawling Schooner, official No.60200, April 1870 registered Hull, 70 tons, 1870 for Mr. John Harrison, Belle Vue House, Hull. 1875 for Josiah Furn, Hull. 1880 registered Scarborough for Charles Gibson, Hull. 1881 Master Ambrose Pockley. 1890/97 for William Thomas Sellers, 10 Princess Street, Scarborough. 1898 for John Scott, 24 Stanfield Street, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland.
1871 Messrs John Wray and Son, Burton Stather, Lincolnshire, have the following new ships in progress and for sale :- One Schooner, 79 feet keel and forerake, 21 feet beam and 10 feet berth in hold, eight years A1. Also a Brig, 107 feet and forerake, 26 feet, and 13 feet 6 inch deep in hold, eight years A1.
1871 'Walter Drew' (H676) Ketch (Official No. 65216) March 1871 registered Hull, 69 tons. 1872/80 owned by William Sparks, 40 Kingston Street, Hull. 1890 registered Lowestoft for Alfred Hume, Belvidere Road, Lowestoft (LT208). 1898 for James Gordon, Lochinver, Co. Sutherland.
1871 'Gleaner' (H678) Ketch (Official No. 65217) March 1871 registered Hull, 68 tons. 1872/98 owned by Henry Maddick, Smack owner, Hull.
1871 built Burton Stather - 'Little Nell' (H688) Ketch, official No.65224, May 1871 registered Hull, 61 tons, 1872 for William Odell, Hull. 21st April 1872 foundered near Ameland.
1871 built Burton Stather - 'Victory' (H690) Ketch, official No.65226, May 1871 registered Hull, 66 tons, 1872/6 for John George, 159 English Street, Hull. 08.45 a.m. 28th March 1876 wrecked at Withernsea John Bitton, master, and five crew rescued by Withernsea lifeboat 'Pelican'.1871 'Equity' Ketch, 1872 for John Oliver, Stainforth. 1880/90 for John Oliver, 7 Norwood Street, Hull for the coastal trade. Official No. 65213, February 1871 registered Hull, Captain J. Oliver (1870) 64 tons 69 x 19 x 8 ft . 18th November 1893 went ashore near Withernsea during storms, crew rescued by rocket apparatus.
July 1871 'Hare' (H703 or 5) Fishing Smack/Ketch official No. 65238, July 1871 registered Hull, 65 tons, 1871/80 owned by Robert Sharp, 33 Regent Street, Hull. 1887 for James Neal, 196 Willingham Street, Weelsby. 1888 for William Kennington, Grafton Street, New Clee. 1890/93 registered Grimsby for Joseph Garside, Worksop (GY1095).
July 1871 'Harrier' (H706) Fishing Smack/Ketch official No. 65239, July 1871 registered Hull, 65 tons, 1872 for J. Harding of Hull. 1880 owned by Nathan Simmonds, Midland Street, Hull. March 1883 Lost during a gale in the North Sea.
1871 'Start' (H717) Ketch official No. 65256, 65 tons, October 1871 registered Hull, 1872 for Joseph Holbrook, Hull. 1875 for William Hawking Woodman, Hull. 1880 registered Grimsby for David Palmer, 11 Templar Terrace, New Clee (GY563). 1885 for Joseph Howell, 81 Grant Street, Grimsby. 1890 for Robert Barnaby, 84 Freeman Street, Grimsby.
1871 'Greyhound' Ketch (Official No. 65271) 67 tons. 1880/90 owned by James Harding, Hull.
1871 'Stag' (H718) Ketch, official No. 65257, 65 tons, October 1871 registered Hull. 1872/94 for James Harding, Cambridge Street, Hull. 1894 registered Leith. 1895 for Joseph Jackson, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland. 1896/1906 registered Kirkwall for William Swanney, 55 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Orkney.
1872 Messrs John Wray and Son, Burton Stather, Lincolnshire, Wood Shipbuilders are ready to receive orders for screw schooners, fishing smacks etc. of handsome models that will carry well and sail fast. A large staff of efficient workmen are continually employed.
1872 'Charles Isaac' Ketch official No. 65283, 68 tons, February 1872 registered Hull, 1880 for Mrs.Elizabeth Lill, Dalty Street, Hull.1890 owned by Charles E. Ward, Wassand Street, Hull.
1872 The 'Growler' a wooden ketch rigged vessel official number 65286 built fo James Fellowes 68 tons. (1880 Richard T. Vivian, Hull).
1872 'Primrose' Ketch (Official No. 65296) 67 tons. 1880 owned by Jabez Rutter, Hull.
1872 'Bethleham Star' Ketch (Official No. 67961) 69 tons. 1880 owned by Michael Lawson, Hull.
October 1872 built Burton Stather - 'Trent' Ketch, official No.67689, registered Grimsby, 71 tons, 1875 for Charles Alcock, Grimsby. 1880 for John Curwood, 11 Albert Terrace, Cleethorpes Road, Grimsby. 1890 for John A. C. Curwood, 64 Cleethorpes Road, Grimsby.
1872 'Sir Richard Tichbourne' Ketch (Official No. 68258) November 1872 registered Hull, 71 tons. 1880 owned by James Wood, Tenby House, Hessle Road, Hull. 1890, James Edwards, Hessle Road, Hull.
1872 'Industry' Ketch (Official No. 68653) December 1872 registered Hull, 70 tons. 1880 owned by S.J. Blagdon, 7 Florence Terrace, Wassand Street, Hull. 1890 James Plastow, 43 Orwell Street, Grimsby.
1872 'Florence Muspratt' Schooner registered Chester (Official No. 67961) 96 tons. 1890 owned by Alfred Dyson, Flint. 1900 for Harry Manley, Porlock Weir, Somerset.(See Flintshire Record Office)( 5th September 1917, 10 miles North from Sept Iles, captured by submarine, sunk by gunfire, 1 life lost)
1873 'Burton' (official No.67704) Ketch Trawler 68.87 tons, 72 x 19 x 10 ft - 1880 owned by Robert G, Reeves, Grimsby,1890 James Plastow, Grimsby,1897 sold to Norway.
1873 'Graphic' Ketch (Official No. 68663) May 1873 registered Hull, 73 tons. 1880 owned by Edward Williams, Hull, 1890 Ann M. Williams, Hull. 1900 dismantled Lowestoft.
1873 'Minerva' Ketch (Official No. 68678) 72 tons. 1880/90 owned by Samuel Birch, Hull.
1873 'Fling' Ketch (Official No. 68696) 69 tons. 1880 owned by George Avery, Hull.
1873 built Burton Stather - 'Adventure' Ketch, official No.68657, March 1873 registered Hull, 70 tons, 1875/78 for Henry Maddick, Daltry Street, Hull.
December 1873 built Burton Stather - 'Bonnie Lass' Ketch, official No.67726, registered Grimsby, 70 tons, 1875 for James Plastow, Grimsby. 1880 for Edward C. Plastow, Mangle Street, New Clee.
1874 'Idoneous' Ketch (Official No. 68695) 71 tons. 1880 owned by William Robert Layman, 19 Kingston Street, Hull.1890/1910 owned by Emanuel Martin, Penryn, Cornwall. (1891 rebuilt and registered Cardiff and renamed ''Leader' for Spillers & Bakers Ltd. Cardiff.
1874 'Paragon' Dandy (Official No. 68705) April 1874 registered Hull, 70 tons. 1875/90 owned by Thomas Hamling, Hull. 1900 for Charles Benjamin Wright, 17 Commercial Road, Lowestoft.
1874 'Onward' (H874) Dandy (Official No. 68706) April 1874 registered Hull, 71 tons. 1875/93 registered Hull, owned by John Gilliat, 23 English Street, Hull. 1st July 1886 Edward Turner lost overboard in the North Sea.
1874 'Juno' (H888) Ketch (Official No. 68717) 75 tons. July 1874 registered Hull, 1875/94 owned by John Holmes, Wellington Street, Hull. November 1893 for Sale by Auction on instruction of the trustees. 1894/1901 registered Yarmouth for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London.
1874 'Mars' (H885) Ketch, (Official No. 68716) 72 tons. June 1874 registered Hull, 1875/90 owned by John Holmes, Hull. 1898 registered Yarmouth for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London.
October 1874 built Burton Stather - 'Marshall' Ketch, official No.67746, registered Grimsby, 71 tons, 1875 for Thomas Marshall, Burton Stather. 1880 for Christopher Fletcher jnr, 74 Albert Street, Grimsby. 1890 for Sidney Smith, 3 Clarence Terrace, Grimsby.
1874 'Uranus' (H903) Ketch (Official No. 68729) October 1874 registered Hull, 75 tons. 1875/90 for John Holmes, Wellington Street, Hull. November 1893 for Sale by Auction on instruction of the trustees. 1898 registered Yarmouth for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London. Friday November 17th 1893 for sale by auction by the Trustees of John Holmes.
1874 'Neptune' (H914) Ketch (Official No. 68739) January 1875 registered Hull, 76 tons. 1876/90 registered Hull, owned by John Holmes, Wellington Street, Hull. November 1893 for Sale by Auction on instruction of the trustees. 1899 registered Yarmouth for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London.
1874 built Burton Stather - 'Arthur' (H917) Ketch, official No.68742, February 1875 registered Hull, 70 tons, 1876/90 for Thomas White, 105 Cogan Street, Hull. 27th October 1886 drowned boarding on the Dogger Bank. 1895 for William G, Cobley, 19 Grout Street, New Clee.
1874 built Rye - 'Dr. Livingstone' (H883) Ketch, official No.68714, June1874 registered Hull, 73 x 20 x 10 ft, 74 tons, 1880/90 for William Lloyd, Boulevard Villas, Hessle Road, Hull. 29th March 1891 owned by William Lloyd, Hull, in collision with the 'Emerald' and the skipper, Mr. Arthur Tomlinson, had commited grave errors of judgment though not in the courts opinion amounting to default.
1875 'Kingsley' (H622) Ketch, (Official No. 68746) March 1875 registered Hull, 74 tons. 1876/90 owned by Charles Hellyer, English Street, Hull.
1875 'North Sea' (H926) Ketch, (Official No. 68749) April 1875 registered Hull, 72 tons. 1880 registered Hull, 1876/83 owned by Jabez Rutter, 23 Paradise Place, Hull. March 1883 lost at sea near Dogger Bank during gales, she was insured for £780 but worth £1,200, only the Captain saved, William Bartlett.
1875 Sailing Trawler 'North Sea' built in oak 72.6 x19.9 x 10.1 and insured for £390.
1875 'Silver Spray' (H931) Ketch (Official No. 73143) May 1875 registered Hull, 75 tons. 1880 owned by Henry C. Cousins, 27 Waverley Street, Hull, 1885 for Walter J. Neale, 10 Boulevard Villas, Hull. 1890/1900 registered Lowestoft for Mrs. S. E. Butler, Lowestoft (LT325). 1901/09 registered Poole for Lawrence H. Ashton, Hawside, Poole, Dorset.
1875 'Impel' (H962) Ketch (Official No. 73164) November 1875 registered Hull, 74 tons. 1880/83 for William White, 60 William Street, Hull. 1884/94 for George Cook, 6 Newton Street, Hessle Roasd, Hull. 1895/97 for Richard Lawson, 16 Edgar Street, Hull. 1898/1901 for Richard B. Hall, 9 Aigburth Avenue, St. George's Road, Hull.
1875 'George Morfin' Ketch (Official No. 73220) 78 tons. 1880 owned by The Burton Stather Fishing Co. Ltd. 1890 James Plastow, Grimsby.
1876 'Pallas' (H987) Ketch (Official No. 73182) March 1876 registered Hull, 76 tons. 1880 owned by John Holmes, 27 Park Street, Hull.
1876 'Vesta' (H997) Ketch (Official No. 73186) May 1876 registered Hull, 74 tons. 1880 owned by John Holmes, 27 Park Street, Hull. 1890 W.E. Ruston-Read, 53 Victoria Road, Kensington, London. 1900 registered Plymouth for James Ellis, 6 St. Jude's Road, Plymouth. 1910 for Mrs. Fanny Nash, The Octagon, Plymouth.
1876 'Speratus' (H1008) Ketch, (Official No.75330) August 1876 registered Hull, 76 tons. 1878/80 owned by Edward R. Cobley, 109 Cogan Street, Hull, 1890 Moses Brocklesby, Market Place, Hull. 1896 for John Goy, 93 Spring Bank, Hull.
1876 'Ruby' (H1032) Ketch, (Official No.75343) October 1876 registered Hull, 79 tons, 1878/80 owned by Henry Maddick, 39 Daltry Street, Hull. December 1884 sank in The Humber after collision with the steamer 'Hero' of Hull, crew saved.
1876 'Moonlight' (GY582) Ketch, (Official No.76663) November 1876 registered Grimsby, 78 tons. 1878 for Thomas Marshall, Burton Stather. 1880/99 owned by William Brown, New Clee.
1877 'Bernice' (H1052) Ketch, (Official No.75356) February 1877 registered Hull. 80 tons. 1877/83 owned by Charles Hellyer, Hull. 6th March 1883 Lost during a gale in the North Sea, with all hands.
1877 'Prolific' (H1054) Ketch, (Official No.75360) February 1877 registered Hull, 81 tons. 1878/80 owned by James Wood, Hull. 1890 James Edwards, Hessle Road, Hull. 1897 for Mrs. E. Edwards, 109 Coltman Street, Hull.
1877 'Critic' (H1067) Ketch, (Official No.75374) May 1877 registered Hull, 76 tons. 1878/80 owned by James Wood, Tenby House, Hessle Road, Hull.
1877 'Premier' (H1074) Wooden Ketch Rigged Fishing Vessel (Official No. 77472) 74 x 20 x 10 ft, 76 tons. 1880/90 owned by James William Fellows, Hull. 1st November 1885 collision took place between 'Lady Elizabeth' and 'Premier' with the loss of 'Lady Elizabeth' and loss of her Master Edward Webber, and his son. Stranded at Sandlemere 15th March 1888 and sustained material damage, Skipper Robert Bird. She was afterwards got off and towed to Hull to undergo repairs in St. Andrews Dock at a cost of £265.1890/97 for James W. Fellows, Kent House, Hessle Road, Hull.
1877 'Cornflower' (H1085) Ketch, (Official No.77484) August 1877 registered Hull, 77 tons. 1878/80 owned by William White, Cogan Street, Hull. 1890 owned by Ann ElizaWhite, 4 Newton Street, Hull. 1897 for Joseph Henry Hobbs, 114 Somerset Street, Hull.
1877 'Two Friends' Ketch, (Official No.78331) 79 tons. 1880 owned by James Plastow, Grimsby. 1890 Isaac Crocker, New Clee.
1877 'John Holmes' (H1099) Ketch, (Official No.77496) 81 tons. 1878/90 September 1877 registered Hull & owned by John Holmes, 27 Park Street, Hull. November 1893 for Sale by Auction on instruction of the trustees. 1898/9 registered Yarmouth for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London.
1877 'Hebe' (H1127) Ketch, (Official No.79002) 80 tons, December 1877 registered Hull, 1880/90 for John Holmes, 27 Park Street, Hull. November 1893 for Sale by Auction on instruction of the trustees. 1898/9 registered Yarmouth for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London. 25th February 1888 Samuel Newbury, skipper lost overboard 150 miles off Spurn.
1877 'Northern Star' (GY685) Dandy (Official No.79071) 81 tons. January 1878 registered Grimsby 1882/92 for James Plastow, 43 Orwell Street, Grimsby.
1877 built Sandwich - 'British Empire' (H1100) Ketch, official No.77497, September 1877 registered Hull, 78 tons, 1878/80 for John Sims, 10 Park Street, Hull. 1890 for Thomas C. Jenkins, Forn House, Beecroft Street, Hull. 1900 registered Yarmouth for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London.
1877 built Falmouth - 'William' (H1101) Ketch, official No.77498, September 1877 registered Hull, 77 tons, 1878/90 for Joseph Potter, Marine Row, Hull. 1900 registered Yarmouth for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London.1877 built Falmouth - 'William' Ketch. official No.77498, September 1877 registered Hull, 77 tons, 1878/90 for Joseph Potter, Marine Row, Hull. 1900 for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London.1877 built Falmouth - 'William' Ketch. official No.77498, September 1877 registered Hull, 77 tons, 1878/90 for Joseph Potter, Marine Row, Hull. 1900 for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London.
1877 built Dartmouth - 'Emerald' (H1102) Ketch, official No.77499, September 1877 registered Hull, 75 x 20 x 11 ft, 82 tons, 1880 for John Pike, Elm Cottage, South Parade, Anlaby Road, Hull. 1890 for Gregory Winsor, 2 Somerset Street, Hessle Road, Hull. 29th March 1891 owned by Dr. Henry Walker, Beverley in collision with 'Dr. Livingstone' and lost with loss of life, the third hand, George Henry Roden, under skipper Mr. Harry Hewitt Page.
1878 'Imogene' (H1163) Ketch, (Official No.79037) 77 tons. 1880 owned by Charles Hellyer, Hull. 1890 Richard W. Ralph, Lowestoft.
1878 'Spero (Expecto)' Ketch, (Official No.79432) 78 tons. 1880 owned by Edward R. Cobley, Boulevard, Hessle Road, Hull, 1890 Thomas Ross, Hull.
1878 'Zuriel' Ketch, (Official No.79437) 76 tons. 1880 owned by Ann Ramster, Hull.
1878 'Diamond' (H1191) Ketch Rigged Wooden Fishing Vessel (Official No.79453) 74 x 20 x 10 ft, 76 tons. 1880/90 owned by Henry Maddick, Hull. 15th March 1888 loss of 'Valiant' Wooden Fishing Vessel built 1878 at Falmouth, official No.79016 for Mr. James Leyman of Hull, through collision with fishing vessel 'Diamond' in the North Sea, crew rescued by 'Lena' of Hull. The Court found the third hand of the 'Diamond' in default but considers the master of the 'Valiant' could have done more to help save his vessel.
1879 'Romantic' (H1218) Ketch, (Official No.79475) July 1879 registered Hull, 79 tons. 1880 owned by James Wood, Tenby House, Hessle Road, Hull. 1890 James Edwards, Hessle Road, Hull. 1894 for Mrs. E. Edwards, 109 Coltman Street, Hull. 22nd December 1894 lost with all hands in gales in the North Sea. 9th January 1890 R. H. Jones lost overboard in the North Sea.
1879 'Warwick' (H1225) Ketch, (Official No.79480) June 1879 registered Hull, 78 tons. 1880 owned by Charles Warwick, Hull. 1885 for George H. Goodinson, 11 Beechcroft Street, Hull. 1889 for William Martin, 10 Henry's Terrace, Marmaduke Street, Hull.
March 1880 - For sale (now building) a fast sailing Ketch Schooner, 70 by 19ft 6in, by 8ft 9in. To Class 9 years at Lloyd's. John Wray & Sons, Shipbuilder, Burton Stather, Brigg, Lincolnshire.
1880 'Chancellor' Ketch (Official No.82462) 79 tons. 1890 owned by Henry Martin, Hull.
1880 'Apostle' Ketch (Official No.82469) 77 tons. 1890 owned by James Harding, Hull.
1880 'Authentic' (H1883) Ketch (Official No.82489) November 1880 registered Hull, 73 tons. 1882 for James Wood, Tenby House, Hessle Road, Hull. 1890 owned by Charles Farr, 19 Havelock Street, Hull. Picture Link
1880 'Vigilant' Ketch (Official No.82483) August 1880 registered Hull, 77 tons. 1880/95 owned by John Gilliatt, Devon Villa, Hessle Road, Hull.
1881 'Pallas' (H1306) Ketch, (Official No.82497) May 1881 registered Hull, 72 tons. 1890 owned by John Holmes, Neptune Street, Hull.
1881 'Pomona' Ketch, (Official No.82509) October 1881 registered Hull, 76 tons. 1882/90 owned by John Holmes, 27 Park Street, Hull. 1898/1901 for Hewett & Co. Ltd, Shadwell, London (YH561).
1881 'Success' Ketch, (Official No.82512) December 1881 registered Hull, 78 tons, 1882/99 for William Cox, 4 Newton Street, Boulevard North, Hull.
1882 'King Fisher' (H1329) Ketch, (Official No.82520) May 1882 registered Hull, 79 tons, 1883 for John W. Hellyer, Cambridge Street, Hull. 1890/97 registered Lowestoft (LT400) for Charles T. Day, 1 Surrey Street, Lowestoft.
1882 'Calliope' (H1331) Ketch, (Official No.82522) June 1882 registered Hull, 81 tons. 1883/90 owned by John Holmes, 27 Park Street, Hull. 1895/1900 for Hewett & Co. Ltd, Fish Market, Shadwell, London.
1882 'Fortuna' (H1344) Ketch, November 1882 registered Hull (Official No.82537) 82 tons. 1883/90 owned by John Holmes, 27 Park Street, Hull. November 1893 for Sale by Auction on instruction of the trustees.
1883 'Dasher' (H1360) Ketch, August 1883 registered Hull (Official No.88135) 84 tons. 1884/96 for William L. Robins, 58 St. James Street, Hull.
1883 'Eunomia' Ketch, January 1884 registered Hull, 88 tons, official No.88155. 1884/90 owned by John Holmes, Neptune Street, Hull. November 1893 for Sale by Auction on instruction of the trustees. 1900 for Hewett & Co. Ltd, Fish Market, Shadwell, London (YH405).
1883 'Lena' Ketch Fishing Vessel registered Hull (Official No.82548) 82 tons. 1890 owned by William J.Robins, Fountain Street, Hull. 1898 bought for £200 by Mr. Albert Reece, Sharoness from Messrs. Sowerby, Hull and converted to a coaster at a cost of £560. 1900 for Thomas James Hayes, Gloucester. Helped rescue the crew of the 'Valiant' March 1888 in the North Sea. 1902 her class was renewed at Falmouth at a further cost of £300. 19th January 1904 destroyed by fire in the Bay of Almeria, Spain, she was insured for £400 and valued at £750. The master Mr. Edward Couch Enon, was proved to be in default and had his certificate suspended for six months.
November 1883 'Pilot' Ketch (Official No.88144) November 1883 registered Hull, 80 tons. 1884/90 owned by John W. Hellyer, 1 South Boulevard, Hull. 1900 for Denis Feen, Middle Ring, Clonakilty, Co. Cork. 1903/04 registered Plymouth for James Stokes 183 Cowick Street, St. Thomas, Exeter, skipper John A. Trippett.
1883 'Specimen' (GY879) Dandy, (Official No.86446) January 1883 registered Grimsby, 82 tons, 1884/90 for John Craven, 23 Levington Street, Grimsby. 1897 for Edwin J. Plastow and James Plastow, Grimsby.
Joseph Garside, Burton Stather
1884 'Caleb' Ketch (Official No.88183) July 1884 registered Hull, 78 tons. 1885/90 owned by Thomas Ashton, Keadby. 1900 for Robert Garden, Kirkwall, Orkney.
1884 'Ethel' (H1389) Ketch (Official No.88173) 36 tons, 1885/90 for Henry Toozes, Hessle Road, Hull. 1892 for the Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd. Hull. March 1895 abandoned in the North Sea, crew landed in London.
1884 'Vol au Vent' Dandy (Official No.90370) September 1884 registered Grimsby, 89 tons. 1885 for William T. Dunlin, 43 Orwell Street, Grimsby. 1890/99 owned by William T. Dunlin, 1 Worsley Street, Grimsby.
1884 'Regalia' (H1410) Ketch, (Official No.88200) November 1884 registered Hull, 83 tons. 1885/90 owned by Charles H. Westoby, 13 Constable Street, Hull. 1891/99 for the Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd. Hull.
May 1885 Sloop for Messrs. J. Pickering & Sons, Shipowners, Crowle, to run between Crowle and Hull with general cargo.
September 1885 'Bacchante' Wooden Trawling Smack, 78 x 21 x 11 ft, 85.1 tons, christened by Mrs. F. A. Jarvis of Burton Stather Vicarage, built for George William Cook (Mr. Jipson, Smackowner, Hessle Road, Hull). Fitted out by Messrs Slasons & White, Hull and sold in 1897 to John Doe for £325. 1887/90 owned by Elizabeth Jipson, Hull, and ended up in Iceland.
1885 'Leonora' (GY1026) Ketch, June 1885 registered Grimsby (Official No.91529) 96 tons. 1887/90 owned by James Plastow, 43 Orwell Street, Grimsby. 1898 for Hagerup, Doughty & Co. Ltd. Grimsby.
1885 'Pride of the Ocean' Wood Ketch, (Official No.91502) February 1885 registered Grimsby, 78 x 21 x 11 ft, 91 tons. 1887/90 owned by George William Parker, 96 Freeman Street, Grimsby. 1891 for William Thomas Guy, 16 Tasburg Street, Grimsby. 1893/99 for George W. Parker, Fish Dock Road, Grimsby.
1886 'Harvest Moon' (GY1080) Ketch, March 1886 registered Grimsby (Official No.92812) 87 tons. 1887 for Matthew Roiall, 132 Weelsby Street, New Clee. 1890 owned by Joseph Garside, Worksop. 1900 for John Edward Champney, Abchurch Chambers, London. 1901 sold foreign.
1886 'Knight of the Garter' (GY1114) Ketch (Official No.93887) 87 tons, 1890 for Joseph Garside, Worksop. 1900 registered Yarmouth for Hewett & Co. Ltd. Fish Market, Shadwell, London. 1900 sold foreign.
1886 'Duke of Newcastle' (GY32) Ketch (Official No.93911) October 1886 registered Grimsby, 87 tons, 1887 for Thomas C. Kirk, 26 St. Andrew's Terrace, New Clee. 1890/99 for William Brown, 38 Sterling Street, New Clee.
1886 'James Smith' (GY61) Ketch, December 1886 registered Grimsby (Official No.93922) 87 tons. 1880/87 for Samuel G. Smith, 34 Hainton Street, Weelsby. 1890 owned by Joseph Garside, Worksop. 7th January 1897 registered Yarmouth and in collision with the fishing smack 'Henry & Lydia' of Yarmouth on the Dogger Bank both vessels owned by Messrs. Hewett & Co Ltd. 'Henry & Lydia' , official No.79556, wood fishing vessel built by Messrs, Fredrickson & Fawcett Barton on Humber in 1878, 87 x 21 x 11 ft. 88 tons. the loss of the 'James Smith' was caused by default of the Third Hand of the 'Henry & Lydia' Henry Charles Gilbert Johnson and the deaths of A. E. Jarmin, W. Hatch, C. Denton, G. Earle, W. Woolnough and C. Canott.
1887 'Fred Archer' (GY98) Ketch, May 1887 registered Grimsby (Official No.94045) 51 tons. 1888 for James Beetham, Victor Street, New Clee. 1890 owned by Joseph Garside, Worksop. 1900 registered Plymouth for Frederick William Skardon, Plymouth. 1910/20 for James P. Hoaking, 76 Knighton Road, Plymouth. 1930/32 for Fred Redding, Marrowbone Slip, Sutton Road, Plymouth.
1887 'Maude Green' (GY97) Ketch, (Official No.94055) May 1887 registered Grimsby, 51 tons, 1888 for Edward Green, Willingham Street, Weelsby. 1890 for John H. Knowles, Holderness Road, Hull. 1900/10 registered Plymouth, for Frederick William Skardon, Victoria Chambers, Plymouth. 1915/26 for Plymouth Fish Selling Co Ltd. The Barbican, Plymouth.
1887 'Beatrice Mabel' (GY117) Ketch, (Official No.94006) September 1887 registered Grimsby, 87 tons, 1888/90 for Joseph Robinson, 218 King Edward Street, Grimsby. 1900/02 for Walter Warner, Orwell House, Ipswich.
1888 'Severn' Ketch (Official No.95773) December 1888 registered Hull, 87 tons 1888/97 for Thomas Hamling, Hull..
1888 built Burton Stather - 'Eagre' Wooden Steamer, official No.95794, June 1889 registered Hull, 47 x 10 x 5 ft, 6 tons, 7 h.p. 1890 for George O. Siddall, Nottingham. 1900 for Henry J. Long, 20 The Hard, Porsea, Hants.
1889 'Mersey' Ketch (Official No.95782) February 1889 registered Hull, 75 tons for George Winn, Hull, 1890. 1891/98 for The Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd, Hull.
1889 built Burton Stather - 'Beatrice S.' official No.139264, registered Hull, 54 tons, for George H. Codd, 32 Ings Lane, Barton on Humber.
1890 - 'R. Passmore' Ketch, official No.96418, January 1891 registered Dundee, 79 tons, 1900 /10 for David W. Foreman, Fife. 1915 registered Montrose for John Forsyth, Panmure Cottage, Montrose. 1920 registered Guernsey, for John Marwood, 14 South Castle Street, Liverpool. 1930 for Daniel Gower, 38 George Street, Cardiff.
May 1892 'Swift' (H204) Fishing Ketch, 1892 registered Hull, official No.99581, 80 tons, 1892/94 for Joseph Garside, Worksop, Nottingham. 1895/1900 registered Yarmouth for Hewitt & Co. Ltd, Fish Market, Shadwell, London. 2nd May 1893 Frank Hornby lost overboard in the North Sea.
1892 'T. W. Ashton' Wood Ketch, 1892 registered Hull, official No.99558, 83 x 21 x 9 ft, 85 tons, 1892/1900 for Thomas Ashton Jnr, 66 Marine View, Hedon Road, Hull. 1908 registered Jersey for Mark Davey, Navarino House, Stopford Road, Jersey for £800. 23rd October 1909 lost after leaving Brigus, Newfoundland for Exeter with a cargo of dried Cod. Crew - Master Mark Davy, Mate F. Gerard. A.B. Charles Piquet, A. B. Wilfred Le Breton, and Cook H. Vautier.
1895 rebuilt Burton - 'Jane' Sloop, official No.106774, registered Hull, 58 tons, 1900 renamed 'Greta' for George Cockin, 5 Albion Parade, Holderness Road, Hull. 1910/16 for John Ward, 8 Field Street, Hull.
December 1896 - 'Ship building at Burton Stather has been revived with much spirit. The home of much of the wood ship building done on the Humber was at Burton Stather for years. Now the yard has been opened out, and this year a respectable show of iron steam tonnage has been launched. The builders are devoting their efforts to the construction of coasting steamers and iron lighters.'
December 1897 - 'Coyote' Yacht, 25 gross tons, 25 i.h.p. registered Milford.
December 1897 - 'Cytos' Steel Screw Steamer, official No.106770, registered Hull, 100 x 20 x 9 ft, 76 tons, 35 h.p. for David Cook, 1 Epworth Street, Hull. December 1899 arrived and departed from Montrose, Captain Cook.
December 1897 - The Shipbuilding Yard at Burton Stather has now been closed. Mr. John S. Doig, who has been acting as manager, has, with two residents in Hull, purchased the shipbuilding plant. That is being removed to more suitable premises in the vicinity of Hull, where it is proposed to build trawlers, tugs and small cargo steamers and to undertake repair work. In addition to the vessels, constructed at Burton Stather, the firm also built two sets of compound surface condensing engines for Portsmouth owners.
Other ships built at Burton Stather