Official No: 93438 Port Number and Year: 2nd in Milford, 1890.
Description: Wooden sailing smack, trawling. Ketch rigged; 2 masts: foresail, mainsail and mizzen.
Crew: 2 men, 1 boy (1890).
Registered: 5 May 1890
Built: Galmpton, Dartmouth, 1890
Tonnage: 23.46 grt
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 45.0 / 14.6 / 6.9
5 May 1890: George Rowe, 3 Harding St., Tenby
Landed at Milford: [ Landed in Tenby. ]
Skippers: George Rowe, born 1866, cert no. 3676.
Notes: Stranded in heavy weather, 27 Mar 1916. [ See below. ]
Cert. Cancelled & Registry Closed: 6 Dec 1916
Accidents and Incidents
From The Pembrokeshire Herald and General Advertiser of Friday 11th April 1902:
ACCIDENT ON A TRAWLER.- George Turner Lewis, a member of the crew of the trawler Annie belonging to Mr. George Rowe, was landed on Friday, for medical attention. Lewis was engaged in heaving up the trawl, and whilst doing so the handle of the winch which he was working flew back and struck him a terrific blow on the fore-head, inflicting a serious scalp wound. He was attended to by Dr. Knowling and afterwards taken home, where he is said to be progressing favourably. It is somewhat singular that the father of Lewis — who was also a fisherman and well-known in Tenby — was struck in a similar manner on board his vessel, the handle of the winch on that occasion striking him on the nose. He was much disfigured during the remainder of his life. Fortunately, the accident to his son is not likely to have such an effect.
From R. &. B. Larn (2000): Shipwreck Index of the British Isles - West Coast and Wales:
Pembrokeshire, Tenby, North Sands 51.40.30N 04.42W
Stranded and lost on the North Sands at Tenby in heavy weather.
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