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1851

 

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.

Schooner Jubilee, run down in Bay of St. Lawrence, by schooner Summit. Crew saved. Owned by Daniel B. Hodgkins. Valued at $900; insured for $800.

Schooner Princeton, 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 for $1,200.

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.

 

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