|There were four vessels lost this year, and four men, as
Schooner Martha, a
new- vessel, coming around from Essex, was capsized off Braces Cove in a violent
squall. Adoniram Boyd, her owner, and Obed Pulcifer,
with two others, whose names we could not ascertain, were lost. Valued at $2,000;
Schooner Gentile, Gorham
Riggs, Master; lost on Margaree Island, Bay of St. Lawrence, October 29th. Crew
saved. Valued at $8,000; insurance of $2,000. Owned by the master and others.
Schooner Monticello, Burnham,
Master; lost in the mackerel fishery. Crew saved. Owned by Richard Friend & Sons.
Valued at $1,500; insured for $1,000.
Schooner Maid Of The Mill, lost
off the coast of Maine. Crew saved. Owned by Tristram Griffin. Valued at $600; uninsured.