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1859

 

January

Schooner Henrietta, in the Newfoundland herring fishery, lost on Miquelon Island, in January. Crew saved. Owned by James S. Ayer. Valued at $4,000; insured for $3,500.


February

26th - Schooner Start, in the freighting business, lost on Narragansett Beach. Crew saved. Owned by John W. Lowe.


March

James McDonald, one of the crew of schooner Christie Campbell, died in the Bay, from the effects of swallowing a match.

1st - Asa West, of Belfast, Me., was lost overboard, from schooner Ocean Ranger, on Georges. 
George Gray, of Boston, was lost overboard from schooner Grapeshot, in the same gale. 
William Thompson, alias Thomas Shiel Lacount, of Mt. Desert, Me., was lost from schooner Little Lizzie, in the same gale.

Schooner Young America, lost on Georges, with eight men.

Schooner Etherlinde, Capt. Dix, in the Newfoundland fishery, lost on Ragged Island. Crew saved. Owned by David Parkhurst, and the master. Valued at $4,500; insured for $3,000.


April

1st - Andrew Freeman, one of the crew of schooner Lilly Dale, was lost overboard off Mt. Desert. 
Schooner Grace T. Powers, lost on Georges, in the terrible gale of April 1st, with eight men.
Schooner Charles E. Grover was probably lost the same day, with nine men.

5th - Alexander Frazier, of Cape Breton, N. S.. of schooner Rover, was lost on Georges.

10th - Caleb Goodwin, one of the crew of schooner Nourmahal, died on Georges, quite suddenly, of heart disease.


September

2nd - Daniel S. Holly, one of the crew of schooner Sabine, was knocked overboard by the boom, while the vessel was jibbing over in the Bay of St. Lawrence, and was drowned.

14th - Franklin Amerman was knocked overboard by the main boom of schooner Flora Temple, in the Bay of St. Lawrence, and drowned


October

Peter Williamson, one of the crew of schooner St. Louis,. fell overboard in October, while the vessel was in the Bay, and was drowned.

6th - Daniel H. Brown, of schooner Montebello, was knocked overboard and drowned off Cape Sable, while on the passage home from the Bay.

 

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