|Another disastrous year to the Gloucester fishing fleet,
resulting in the loss of nine vessels and thirty-two lives, all in the mackerel
fishery, but one, and she was on Georges.
run down in Bay of St. Lawrence, by schooner Summit. Crew saved. Owned by Daniel
B. Hodgkins. Valued at $900; insured for $800.
lost in the Bay of St. Lawrence, in October, with a crew of ten men.
Schooner Garland, James
McIntire, master; lost at Malpec, in October. Crew saved. Owned by the master and
Messrs. Garland & Cunningham, of Baltimore. Valued $4,000; insured for $3,500.
Schooner Powbatten, lost in the
Bay of St. Lawrence, in October. Crew saved. Owned at Annisquam. Valued at $1,500; insured
Schooner Eleanor, lost at Malpec,
in October. Crew saved. Owned by Robert Fears and others. Valued at
$4,000; insured for $3,000.
Schooner Flirt sank
at her anchors in Bay of St. Lawrence, during the terrible gale of October 3d. Had
fourteen men on board.
Schooner Daniel P. King, Harty,
master; lost at Cape Breton, October 12th. Crew saved. Owned by Moses Tarr.
Valued at $3,000; insured for $3,000.
Schooner Redwing, lost at
Chetticamp, October 12th. Crew saved. Owned by James Mansfield &
Sons. Valued at $1,400; insured for $1,200.
Schooner Ocean Queen
was lost on Georges the 27th of November. There were eight men on board.