Yule, W H

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Personal Details

Name: W H Yule
Position/Rank:Captain
Ethnicity:British/Aus
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:23/4/1895 when the Master and 78 passengers and crew took to the boats and were not seen again.
Age at Death:
Location of Death:Lifeboat with Captain and 78 passengers and crew were last seen heading towards the Chatham Islands.

Vessel

Name:Ship Fiery Star
Date of Accident:Foundered as a result of Fire 11/5/1865
Location of Accident:About 15 miles South of Cuvier Island.
See also:
  • Yule, W H
Further Info:Further information in New Zealand Shipwrecks 1795 to 1960. Page 92.

Comments

Fire was discovered on 19/04/1865 when Vessel was about 150 miles north west of the Chatham Islands. 78 passengers and crew lost, 18 survived.

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