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The Cynisca


The sch. Cynisca left port Dec 13th 1861, for a trip to Western Banks, and it is supposed that she was lost in the gale of Jan. 1st 1862. She was about 94 tons burthen; three quarters of her were owned by Capt. Hunter and brother; the balance by David W. Low.
The Cynisca was valued at $3600. There was in insurance on three quarters, at the Gloucester Marine Ins. Co., of $2000, and the remaining quarter was insured at Rockport for $1000.

Her crew list comprised nine persons as follows:

Adam Hunter, master, married, leaves a widow;
Daniel Smith, leaves a widow;
Fletcher McPherson, leaves a widow and two children;
Frederick Warren, leaves a widow;
Lawrence Hunter
Murdoch Matthewson
David Martin,
Archibald Black, and
Calvin Collin Campbell, single


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