Goole and Marshland Weekly Times and Howdenshire Gazette.
1870 - 1871
Admiralty suit at the Hull County Court. - Thomas Carmichael v Goole Steam Ship Co. Ltd. - about a collision between steamer 'William Coulson' and the tug 'George Jackson' towing four keels.,
Steamers using Goole Docks. - Contest, Georgina, Resolute, Killarny, Walter Stanhope, William Coulson, Charente, Emily, John Wells, Deva, Colletis. John Wells, Marshland, Zaimis, Annie, Londos.
Collision on the Humber - The steamer 'Alert', Captain McInnes came into collision with ballast lighter 'Hope', Captain Wilkinson. The 'Alert' was coming up in the company of the steamer 'Panther'.
A Grimsby steamer in collision - The steamship 'Leeds', Captain Hawdins was leaving Antwerp for Grimsby when she came into collision with the steamer 'Zepher' of London.
For sale by private contract - The very handy and useful steam tug 'Judith' 28 h.p. well known in the Humber.
Salvage Claim. - A claim of salvage between steam tug 'Warrior' and Brigantine 'Pallas'.
The weather - The daily steamer to Hull was stopped plying from the quantity of ice in the river, which from Goole to the Trent, presented a floating mass of snow and ice.The late winds also delayed the arrival of all sailing vessels and several steamers.
A Billy Boy capsized - 'Germ' of Goole got stuck on the Middle Whitton Sands.
Fatal Accident - The Captain, of the sloop 'Sarah', his wife and children were killed whilst loading gas at Hull.
Accident - At Messrs Earle and Co., Randal Hopley of Goole after returning to work on the steamer 'Rolla' was injured by falling iron plates.
Billy Boy 'Laurel' on fire.
Loss of sloop 'Hand of Providence', 53 tons on the Goole to Boston run with coal.
Grimsby - Steamship 'Hero' belonging to Messrs Wilson collided with the lock gates.
On fire - A Goole steamer 'Emily', Captain Lumley.
Fire at Pearson's Yard Hull.
Goole & Hull Steam Packet Co. Ltd., - The steamer 'Her Majesty', Captain Tree will make a trip to Hull and back on Friday April 29th 1870, leaving Selby at 7 -15 a.m. and calling at the Ferries. Fares - Best cabin, 1s 6d, Fore cabin 1s.
Frightfull collision in the Humber - Below Lock Hill collision between 'S.S Charente' and keel 'John and Ellen'.
Accident of steam boat - Screw steamer 'Yankee', Captain Gell of Messrs Dawson, Goole passing Selby on route from Goole to York hit the railway bridge.
Accident on Ouse - 'Janet' Schooner of Perth towed by steam tug.
Breach of Merchant Shipping Act - William Turgoose, shipowner of Goole was charged over ship 'Honour' which was wrecked 19th March 1869.
Selby. Narrow escape from drowning - Abraham Bell's son was carelessly walking on the rope connecting the vessel 'Juno' of Goole when he fell in. Thomas Clare of the 'Juno' jumped into the river and rescued the boy.
Turning over a vessel. - The 'Hero' of Skipton, Captain Whitelook, heavily laden with timber and being towed when rounding the Ness turned over, luckily the crew were thrown clear.
Sale by Mr. Woad - Sloop 'Collingwood' sunk in the river Ouse and sold in damaged state.
York Gala - The steamer 'Ouse' will leave Swinefleet at 7am and Goole 7.30am calling at all the Ferries on Thursday morning June 16th and return to Goole in the evening. The above steamer will leave Selby about 9-45am. Fares from Swinefleet and Goole - Best cabin 2s Fore cabin 1s 6d, from Selby Best cabin 1s 6d, Fore cabin 1s.
Selby Agricultural Show - Thursday July 14th, the 'Empress' or 'Her Majesty' will leave Whitgift at 7.30am and Goole 8am for Selby calling at the Ferries and returning at 6.30pm.
Hull Admiralty Case - Abraham Adderson Master of the smack or dandy 'Volante' of Jersey with steamship 'Sea Queen' at Swansea harbour.
Franco - Prussian War - Trade in Goole dropping due to war.
Goole Regatta - The 'George Jackson' paddle tug, 'Empress' and 'Her Majesty' full of visitors from Hull.
Grimsby - The war and the steamer - The screw steamer 'Grimsby' arrived at Grimsby from Hamburg on Wednesday. She had 46 saloon passengers and 30 emigrants on board and a full cargo. Captain Toogood reports that 70,000 Prussian troops had arrived at Hamburg to protect that city. Captain Toogood fell in with the French fleet on his passage home, consisting of seven iron clads, one frigate and a dispatch steamer. The screw steamer 'Wakefield' sailed that night for Hamburg and the 'Lord Cardigan' to Rotterdam. Both however had light cargoes but there was plenty of materials to bring back if it can get to a place of embarkation. The Antwerp boats are reduced to one a week.
Selby - accident on the Ouse - vessel sunk - An accident resulting in the sinking of the keel 'Good Intent'. Captain Thomas along with another keel was been towed through Selby by a steam tug. The 'Good Intent' went into the bridge. Mr. James Banks, shipbuilder, was employed to get the sunken vessel up.
Hull - Hull steamers - One of Messrs Brownlow, Lumsden and Co. steamers has arrived from Hamburg, the last Hull steamer, it is expected, that will leave Hamburg while the blockade lasts. Meanwhile several steamers which have hitherto run to Hamburg will now sail to Sarbuus which is connected by rail with Hamburg.
Sale by Mr. Woad - September 8th 1870 Schooner 'Prince Albert' 69 tons carries 130 tons at 10 feet of water.
For sale - A new schooner, sister to the fast sailing 'Black Cat' of Goole - for particulars apply to builder J. Staniland, Thorne Quay, Thorne.
Goole and Hull Steam Packet Co. Ltd., - The steamer 'Her Majesty', Captain Tree will make a trip to Hull and back. Fares best cabin 1s 6d, forecabin 1s.
For Sale - The fine brigantine 'Romeo' 93.8 x 23.8 x 13.5 247 B.M. 210 tons registered. Built at Sunderland - R.T. Dails & Co., Goole.Schooners 'Amelia Wilson' 209 tons, 'Constanca Wilson' 178 tons,Iron brig 'Fanny Scott' 246 tons - also for sale.
Sold by private treaty schooner 'George William' 59 tons, sloop 'Albion' 50 tons.
Sad Accident of Goole Seaman - On Monday a young man called Ellis of Goole, one of the crew of S.S. 'William Coulman', Captain Scofield. The vessel was passing through the sluice to the canal at Rotterdam with Ellis at the forecastle when his legs got caught in a coil of rope causing one leg to be broken and removing the ankle of the other. His wife joined him later on the S.S. 'Annie'.
Preparing Dunkirk for a siege - On Friday the 'Falcon', Captain White belonging to Messrs Brownlow, Lumsden and Co. arrived in Hull from Dunkirk.
Ship launches - On Wednesday morning a large crowd assembled on the banks of the Dutch River to witness the launch of a schooner from Mr. Pearsons shipyard, 'Pearsons' 75 x 20 150 tons. In the afternoon at Mr. Wake launched of a fishing smack 62 x 18 1/2, 56 tons. The launch was successfully made at the Barge Dock, Mr. Wesley Walker christened the vessel 'Illustrious'.
Goole collision in the rtiver - On Thursday night week as the screw steamer 'Contest' (one of the Goole & London line) commanded by Captain Lumley hit fog at Blacktoft Roads. At Saltmarshe she came in collision with a keel. No major damage.
The alleged misconduct of a captain - Captain Leggott, master of the steamship 'John Wells' accused of being drunk. Not proved.
The steamer 'Prince' ashore - the steamer 'Prince', Captain Lee the property of Messrs Brownlow, Lumsden & Co. which went ashore one mile W.S.W. of Theddlethorpe on the Lincolnshire coast on the 28th is discharging into lighters. It is thought she will become a total wreck before got off.
Launch of Steamer 'Kirkstall' - The launch took place on Monday from the Rosherville Iron Works, Northfleet. A fine screw steamer 500 tons for brewery firm Messrs B. Dawsons & Co. to run between Goole and London 500 h.p
Assault on the Lock Hill - between Thomas Manners of the Goole & Hull Towing Co. and James Scholfield Captain of Turgoose Tugs.
Sale by Mr. Woad - on Thursday 27th October 1870 the sloop 'Sir Charles Napier'.
For Private Sale - The brigantine 'Arthur'.
Accident of the 'Charente' - On Sunday evening the steamer owned by Messrs Dawson & Co. had a serious mishap on the voyage from London. At Blackwell under Captain Fleetham collided with a large foreign steamer 'Diana'.
Shipping Calamities - The steamer 'Plato', an iron steamer of 1013 tons left Hull on the 17th October for Trieste, she should have arriived at Gibralter on the 23rd - nothing seen. Wreckage found suggests all 25 hands lost in Bay of Biscay. Owned by Messrs Thomas Wilson, Sons & Co. of the Wilson Line.
Hull - Serious collision between two steamers - The steamer 'Kestral' arrived in Hull from Rotterdam after a collision off Helvoet with the 'Aurora', Captain Taylor.
Burton Stather Launch - 'Joseph & Elizabeth', 'Lincolnshire Lass' for Mr. J. Potter of Hull launched Saturday morning at Messrs John Wray & Sons.
Collision in the Humber - Five Lives Lost - Early Friday morning a collision between a steamer 'Edina', Captain Gardner of the Leith, Hull & Hamburg Steam Navigation C0. and the brig 'George & Jane' of London.
Launch of Steamer - On Saturday morning a steamer christened the 'Cambridge' by Miss L. Leetham (as were the steamers 'Oxford' and 'Dande' recently launched from the same yard) and is 250ft x 32 x 22 1/2 1800 tons.
Wanted Howdendyke Ferryman - Wanted immediately a Ferryman for the aft oar - Apply Mr. Blythe at Ferry House.
Goole. The River Traffic - After the patient of all connected with river traffic we feel sure many will rejoice in seeing vessels once more going down and coming up the river, steamers going down and coming up and into our docks, giving enjoyment to many and driving aside the wants which have been recently felt in Goole. The only steamers yet left in the port are those for Rotterdam, on account of the river and yet been broken on that side but shortly we have hope to be able to record all are back on the station. The Dunkirk, Ghent, Antwerp and london steamers are all steaming as well as the daily boats to and from Hull.
Kilpin Dyke. Vessel launched on Tuesday. A number of spectators congregated at the ship building yard of J.Banks, Esq. to witness the launch of a well built and modernly designed schooner. Every preparation was made for the event, and the services of Miss Banks (daughter of W. Banks, Esq. Wressle Castle.) was secured to christen the vessel, ere she glided into the Ouse to be henceforth known as 'Unity'. Mr. & Mrs Banks and members of the family of J. Banks Esq. Howden Hall (the owner) were present to witness the event. The launch was under the management of the foreman of the yard Mr. Rusholme, and the name of the Captain we are informed is George Calvert, the right man we trust in the right place.
The Wreck of the 'Marshland' - Under the date of "Revel, Jan 25" the Shipping Gazette of Friday says - A few bales of cotton have been saved and taken to Worms from the 'Marshland', Kinnersly stranded on the reef north of that island on her voyage from Hull to Helsingfors. Drift ice afterwards interrupted the communication between Worms and the vessel, but it has been observed that the water between her and Dagoe and the neighbouring islands were open for two days longer, and that during this time a number of people had been on board and plundering and partly demolishing the vessel. The latter is in the same position but is now again surrounded with drift ice, rendering communication impossible.
Goole Friday - Legal case between John Stamp, Wm Blackburn, George Outwin, Thomas Chester and Henry Colverson., charged with unlawfully and maliciously doing certain damage, injury or spoil to and upon a certain ship or vessel, to the amount of £10, by then and by cutting the rudder of the said ship. The information was laid by Chrisstopher Turgoose of Goole. (the Captain and part owner of the vessel 'Sarah & Jane'.) They were later release after been found not guilty.
Advertisement - 'For Sale a new Clipper Schooner sister to the fast sailing Schooner 'Black Cat' of Goole - For Particulars apply J.Stanilands Shipbuilder, Thorne Quay.'
Margate Feb 11th - The 'Harriet' of Goole (china clay) came on shore during the night; crew all saved by lifeboat.
Lowestoft Feb 10th - The 'Hester & Hannah', Prentice, of and from Goole for London assisted in by tug. The Ketch 'Madam', Fish, of and from Goole put in with the loss of Master's son and boat. The body of the lad has been picked up at Dunwich.
Southend Feb 12th - The 'Ino' schooner, of Goole, Captain Cole, from Portland (stone) has been totally wrecked near Nore Sand.
Harwich Feb 13th - The 'Sylph', of and from Goole for Sandwich grounded on the Cork Sand. but afterwards got off.
Southwold Feb 12th - The sloop 'Two H. H's' of Goole came onshore at Dunwich, and became a total wreck; crew supposed to have been washed overboard. Two bodies washed ashore.
Great Yarmouth Feb 13th - Ships papers of the 'Artic Hero' of Goole have been washed ashore.
Cromer Feb 11th - The 'Artic Hero' of Goole is on Hasbro' Sands, boatswain saved, rest of crew nine in number supposed to have been lost were afterwards landed at Shields by the 'Alert'.
Grimsby Feb 12th - The 'Kate Lowning' of and from Goole (coals) was struck by a tremendous sea on the 9th inst. hove on her beam ends and supposed floundered. Crew rescued at great risk and landed at Grimsby by the brig 'Why Not' of Bridport.