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1872

 

January

Sch. Messenger lost in January, with crew of twelve men.

17th - James S. Hutchins, of Edgecomb, Me., from sch. General Grant lost overboard on homeward voyage.


February

3th - Sch. Herman E. Poole broke from her moorings, drifted out of the harbor and was lost, in a violent snow storm.


March

Sch. Franklin Snow lost on Grand Banks in March, with crew of twelve men.  James Downy and Richard Kelley, both of Guysboro, N. S., lost overboard from sch. Mary Low on Western Bank.

Sch. Matchless lost on Georges in March, with crew of  ten men.   

2nd - Caleb Coops, of this town, lost overboard from schooner Edward Everett.

12th - Sch. Southern Cross employed in the Grand Bank Fishery, lost in the ice off Newfoundland; crew saved.  William J. McKay, of this town, and Patrick O'Brien, of Newfoundland, lost from sch. George O. Hovey.

15th - James McIntosh, of this town, and Charles Wells, of Manchester, were lost from sch. Oceanus.

21st - Thomas McGowan, of Boston, and William Cuick, of LeHave, N. S., lost on Grand Bank from sch. John Smith.


April

Sch. White Eagle lost on Grand Bank with crew of  twelve men.

3rd - Stephen McCobb, of Friendship, Me., and Pierce Wotton, of this town, lost on Western Bank, from sch. Ocean Belle.

11th - George T. Sanford, of Deer Isle, Me., and Alex McDonald, of P. E. I., lost on Grand Bank from sch. M. L. Wetherell.


May

25th - Sch. Josephine sprung a leak and sunk off Portland; crew saved.


June

3rd - Oliver Johnson of this town, of sch. Mary Carlisle, lost from a dory in Belle Harbor, N. F.


July

2nd - Sch. George W. Clifford sunk off Harpswell, Me.; crew saved.

17th - Sch. Tivano lost on Green Island Ledge off Portland; crew saved.

27th - William Safford, of St. John's, N. F., lost from sch. William Parsons, 2nd, on St. Peters Bank.


August

30th - Sch. Signal run down and sunk off Matinicus; crew saved.


October

23rd - Sch. William Walworth lost on 'Squam Bar; crew saved.


November

1st - Sch. Ada L. Harris lost on Nantucket Shoals; crew saved.


December

13th - Rueben Pierce, of Boothbay, lost from sch. Annie Linwood, on Western Bank.

19th - Frank Freitus fell from the jib-boom of Sch. Ella Armsden form Windsor, N. S., bound for Philadelphia, and was drowned.   He was a native of Boston, where he leaves a widow and one child..

 

 

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