28th - Charles and Clarence
Myers, brothers, of Nova Scotia, capsized in dory from sch. Oceanus,
engaged in winter shore fishery.
29th - William Andrews and Nicholas
Colberg, lost from sch. Alice G. Wonson on the Banks.
Andrews left widow, Colberg widow and five children.
Hooper lost on Georges in February gale.
Sch. Annie Linwood lost with eleven
Sch. George B. Loring lost with
crew of ten men.
Sch. Gwendolen lost with crew of
Sch. Jacob Bacon lost with crew of
Sch. John Dove, with crew of
eleven, is lost.
Sch. Joshua S. Sanborn, crew of
eleven, is lost.
Sch. Lottie F. Babson is lost with
crew of twelve.
Sch. Mary Carlisle is lost with crew
Sch. Mary Low, with crew of eleven
men, is lost.
Sch. Maud and Effie crew of
fourteen, is lost.
Sch. Morning Star lost with crew of
Sch. Otis D. Dana lost with crew
Sch. Sea Queen lost on Georges
with crew of ten.
Andrew Johnson, a Swede,
capsized in dory form sch. William H. Oakes on the Banks
8th - John Clancy knocked
overboard from sch. S. R. Lane, engaged in winter shore fishery.
15th - Sweeny McKenzie and Charles
Coleman of sch. Commonwealth were capsized in a dory on
the Banks, and clung to her bottom for an hour and a half with such desperation as to
leave the imprints of their fingers in the wood. Coleman slipped from his hold three
times, three times his comrade battled the waves for his rescue; he was so far gone when
taken on board the vessel that it took three hours to bring him to.
19th - Michael O'Malley fell
overboard from sch. Edward A. Horton, engaged in winter shore
24th - Sch. Rival
wrecked at Rye beach while winter fishing, crew saved.
26th - Sch. Edwin
C. Dolliver abandoned on Banks, crew saved.
2nd - George Ryan, a native
of Connecticut, capsized in dory from sch. William H. Foye on
Western Bank. Dorymate John Ritter was saved by means of a plug strap, of
which he retained his hold long after he became insensible from exposure.
6th - Daniel McDougal, a
native of Cape George, N. S., washed overboard from sch. J. J. Clark
10th - Lewis Thompson, Gordon Scott and
William Nickerson swamped in dory from sch. Herbert M. Rogers
on Grand Bank. The latter left widow and three children.
18th - John Olsen and Charles
Hanson lost in dory from sch. Andrew Leighton on Banks,
the latter left widow.
25th - James McDonald, of
Port Hawkesbury, George Perking, David B. Tinker of Campobello, and Joseph
Goslin, of sch. Ernest F. Norwook, capsized in dory
while going ashore at Bliss Harbor, N. B. Perkins left widow and child.
31st - Arthur Hennan and Thomas
Davidson lost in dory from sch. Gatherer on the Banks.
E. Baker lost on the Banks, crew of twelve men lost. Sch. William Thompson lost on Banks with crew of
14th - Sch. Alice
M. Lewis wrecked at Townsend on mackerelling trip. Owned by Capt. Jesse
Lewis, crew was saved.
16th - George Hudson jumped
overboard from sch. Jamestown in this harbor and drowned.
11th - Sch. George
S. Low wrecked near Townsend Inlet, crew saved. Sch. Treton
wrecked near Deck Island, crew saved.
13th - Peter Brown and Nels
Peterson of sch. Frederick Gerring, Jr. were lost on
St. Peter's Bank and after four days' exposure with food or drink were picked up by a
15th - Sch. Sparkling
Wave wrecked on Shovelful Shoal, crew saved.
17th - Henry Apt and John
McVikar of sch. Addison G. Procter were lost on St.
Peter's Bank, and rowed all the way to St. Peters, being three days without food or drink.
Sch. City of Gloucester wrecked
off Chatham. Crew saved.
29th - H. Choate Allen and Michael
Coleman of sch. Addison G. Procter were lost in a dory
on St. Peter's Bank, and after rowing for four days, an estimated distance of 160 miles,
their only sustenance being small bits of halibut swallowed raw, were picked up by a
David Morrison, a native of
Cape Breton, capsized in dory from sch. Mary F. Chisholm on the
Banks, left a widow in this city.
14th - Sch. Cadet wrecked
at Langlaid, N. S. , crew saved.
29th - Michael Tobin washed
from bowsprit of sch. John Smith on Georges. Left widow and
children in Newburyport.
Sch. N. H. Phillips lost
in gale, on the Banks, with crew of thirteen.
3rd - Sch. Carrie
F. Butler wrecked at Rustic, crew saved.
29th - Sch. Harvey C. Mackay lost with crew of ten men.
22nd - Sch. O. S.
Bailey, abandoned at sea on passage from Dominica for Boston. Crew saved.
1st - Robert McDonald and Joseph
Chisholm of Cape Breton capsized in dory from sch. Highflyer on
26th - John McCloud, 32, a
native of West Bay, Cape Breton, Malcolm McCloud, 28, a native of Little
Narrows, Cape Breton and James Publicover, 28, a native of LaHave, N. S.,
capsized in dory from sch. Laura Nelson on Grand Bank.