Sch. General Grant wrecked
off Long Harbor, N. F. Crew saved after six hours exposure and suffering.
Burnham lost off LaHave Bank. Crew of eleven men lost.
2nd - Sch. May
Queen wrecked on Coney Island. Crew saved.
23rd - Sch. Eliza
Jane wrecked on Jig Rock, near Shelburne, N. S. Crew saved.
13th - Alphonso Babson and
Gorham Parsons, dory fishermen, drowned off Folly Cove by the swamping of their
dory. Each left a family at Pigeon Cove.
Capt. Daniel M. Gray, washed overboard from sch. B. F. Somes
on Georges, leaving a widow and child.
18th - George B. Michael and William
Burnham capsized their dory and were lost from sch. Eben B. Phillips.
26th - John Kennedy, knocked
overboard from sch. Adelia Hartwell while coming in from
27th - John Daniels and
Edward Spencer, of sch. Frederic Gerring, Jr. , drowned
on the Banks by the swamping of a dory. Unmarried.
Sch. G. P. Pomroy three
masted schooner lost on passage from Brunswick Ga. for Bath, Me with ship timber lost in
gale. Captain Francis H. Bryant and crew lost. About two-thirds
owned in Gloucester and one-third in Manchester, Beverly, Boston and Salem.
12th - James Murphy of sch. Eben
Parsons, lost by the swamping of dory on Western Banks. Unmarried.
Edward Coles and Howard Powers of sch. Edward
E. Webster, upset in dory on Grand Banks and drowned. Unmarried.
Neil McPhee, knocked
overboard from sch. Highflyer in New York harbor. Unmarried.
Clara Chapman lost at Sandy Point, crew saved.
7th - Andrew Anderson, engaged
in Shore fishing, drowned off Eastern point while hauling trawls. Left widow and five
21st - Harry Richardson, of
sch. Lizzie K. Clark, drowned on the Banks by capsizing of dory.
30th - Lemuel Parsons and
John Holmes, of sch. Corrina H. Bishop, drowned by
capsizing of dory on Grand Bank.
3rd - Neil Johnson and
Charles Kulvert, unmarried, of sch. Marion, capsized in
dory on Grand Bank and drowned.
1st - Sch. Ann
Maria engaged in Georges fishery wrecked on Newburyport bar. Crew saved
after considerable peril.
17th - Sch. Belle
employed in Shore fishery, wrecked on Duck Island near Portsmouth, N. H.
22nd - Walter H. Merchant lost
overboard from sch. Etta Gott in Bay of St. Lawrence
26th - Adolph Jackson and
Matthew Huntwell of sch. Andrew Leighton, drowned by
capsizing of dory on the Banks, unmarried.
6th - Manuel Veada, knocked
overboard from sch. Dictator on passage to Georges. Unmarried.
10th - Harry Miller, of sch. Eben
B. Phillips, drowned at Babson's wharf while attempting to enter dory to
board his vessel. Unmarried.
2nd - Hans Antone Olsen lost
overboard from sch. Arizona
4th - Daniel McDonald and
Albert Mizner, of sch. G. P. Whitman, capsized in dory
on the Banks. Unmarried.
6th - Capt. Joseph
Campbell, killed by falling from aloft on board sch. Gertie E. Foster
on the Banks. Left a widow and three children.