WILLIAM PITT

Ketch – Captain Stokes. Cargo GRANITE. Rescue by Poole Lifeboat, MANLEY WOOD. One rescued (Farr: p133) – The vessel had parted from her cables in Studland Bay. Near Bournemouth Pier. Check ref. DCE: 21/03/1876 p2.

WILD WAVE

WILD WAVE, Brigantine of Exeter – Cargo COAL “Making for Poole struck the Peveril Ledge, near Swanage. Luckily the Coastguard saw the accident, ordered two gigs to be manned and the Rocket Apparatus to be taken to the cliffs. The second line fired fell between the masts and was secured, but no sooner had this … Read Article

WHL

Ketch – (LARN, 1918) – Sunk (Torpedoed) by German Submarine UB-58, 8 miles SSE Portland Bill. Refs. Lloyd’s Register: 1917-18 No. 6(W) & LCWLR: WW1, p197.

VERBENA

A 74 ton wooden hulled Ketch Verbena – Captain C. Marshall. Cargo, Culm. (Fleming: p35), (LePard: pages 96 & 97) & (LARN) – Weymouth Library Photo L910.4.VE5 – Wrecked on the rocks at Blacknor Point, Portland. Wreck was sold where she lay wrecked. See Times References: BOT Wk. Rtn. 1903 Appx. C Table 1 p119 … Read Article

SURPRISE

Bridport Ketch? – Captain J. Gale. (LARN, VLI.) – Portland Chiverock? Refs. DCC: 28/03/1872. & Lloyd’s Register: 1869-70 No. 923(S)

STAR OF PEACE

Ketch – Captain A. Grenfell. Cargo, Oil Cake. (LARN, VLI.) – Portland Bill. Ref. BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1902 Appx. C Table 1 p135.

STANDARD

Ketch – Captain J. Solley. (LARN) – Lost on Portland Breakwater. Ref. given BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1897 Appx. C Table 1 p153.

SARAH ANN

Ketch – Captain E. Denyer. Cargo PIPES. (LARN, VLI.) – Poole Harbour. Ref. given BOT: Wk. Rtn. 1896 Appx. C Table 1 p128.

SARAH ANN

Ketch – (LARN) – Captain S. Page. General Cargo. Poole Harbour (Inner). Ref. BOT Wk. Rtn. 1890 Appx. C Table 1 p164(690).

SAINT MICHAEL

French Ketch – Cargo, Vegetabls. (LARN) – 1 mile E Lyme Regis. Report states that the Weymouth Catholic Priest, Canon Julas Ketele acted as interpreter! Source Unknown.