|The Georges fishery was quite disastrous this year, there
having been five vessels and forty-eight lives lost in its pursuit; one vessel was lost in
the mackerel fishery, with, eleven men; thirteen men were lost from vessels other than
Georgesmen, making a total of seventy-three lives.
One vessel was lost in the Prince Edward Island trade.
Lost overboard, on passage to Newfoundland, schooner Sarah E. Smith a
man named Myers.
Lost overboard, on Georges, from schooner Typhoon, Samuel P. Huse.
Lost overboard, from schooner Sarah B. Harris, Haynes Low, of
John Marstons was found drowned in the dock of the wharf of A. Merchant
Washington was lost in the February gale, with nine men.
Schooner Advance was lost in the same
gale with eight men.
Schooner William S. Wonson, lost in
the same gale, with nine men.
Schooner Relief, with nine others.
18th - Henry Hill, of
Winterport, Me., died on board schooner Romp.
30th - Francis Wyman and George
Granson, two of the crew of schooner Fearless, left their
vessels on the Bank to set their trawls, and were never heard of afterwards.
Schooner Plesant Bay
was lost in April. Crew of eight men.
8th - Capt. Benton
Story, of Rockport, was lost overboard from schooner We're Here
off this harbor.
13th - William Fowler was lost overboard
from schooner Rattler, in the Bay of St. Lawrence.
Charles F. Anderson, of the schooner Traverse,
was lost overboard on Georges.
Orrich H. Wixon was lost overboard from
schooner John Pew, on the passage from the Bay, in September.
7th - John D. Allen, son of James
D. Allen, was lost from schooner Brant.
18th - Joseph Parsons was lost overboard
from schooner S. E. Smith, in the Bay of St. Lawrence.
20th - William F. Bowen, a lad of fifteen
years, son of John D. Bowen, was lost overboard from schooner Rescue,
on the passage from the Bay of St. Lawrence.
22nd - Schooner Neptune's Bride, lost on Malcomb's Ledge, Me,. with
eleven men, in the shore mackerel fishery.
20th - William Hart was lost from schooner
Coquette, on the passage from the bay of St. Lawrence.
5th - William Potter, of
Providence, fell between the wharf and vessel, at Charles Parkhurst's wharf and was so
badly injured that he died.
23rd - Capt. Joseph
Greenleaf, was lost overboard from schooner Nile, on
the passage from Boston.
20th - Schooner Pilot,
in the P.E.I. trade, went ashore near Chabham Camp, N. S. and became a total
loss. No lives lost. Owned by H. Babson & Co. Valued at $1,600;
insured for $1,000.