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1855

 

Seven vessels and twenty-one lives were lost this year, viz.:
Two vessels and sixteen lives on Georges; two vessels, and five lives in the coasting trade; one schooner in Bay mackerel fishing, and two in the shore fishery, as follows:

Schooner Reporter, lost on Georges, in March. She had a crew of eight men.

Schooner Abner L. Colby, lost on Georges, in March, eight men.

Schooner Bessie Neal lost on the passage from Prince Edward’s Island to this port. Had a crew of five men.

Schooner Somerville, George Adams, master; bound for Wilmington, N. C., sunk July 18th. Crew saved. Owned by David Babson, and others, and insured.

Schooner Mary Jones, Friend, master; mackereling, lost on Prince Edward’s Island, in September. Crew saved.
Owned by George Friend, Jr., and others. Valued at $2,500; insured for $2,200.

Schooner Philanthropist, Tristram Griffin, master; lost at mouth of Annisquam Harbor, December 24th. Crew saved.
Owned by master. Valued at $1,500; insured for $1,200.

Schooner Van, lost on Folly Island, Me. Crew saved.
Owned by Daniel Robinson. Valued at $1,400; insured for $1,200.

 

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