Pool Fisher

Type of vessel - Motor vessel

How sunk – Foundered

Former names – None

Wreck height - 6m

Travelling from Hamburg for Runcorn with a cargo of potash the ‘Poole Fisher’ foundered in heavy seas. Only 2 of her 15 crew survived, clutching onto a baulk of timber in just their T-shirts. They were rescued by the Lee on Solent Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter.

The wreck now lies upside down, with her bows broken.

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