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1880

 

January

3rd - Patrick Harrigan and Allen McGinnis lost, capsized dory from sch. Augusta H. Johnston on the Banks

7th - William Malloy, John Raymond and Jerry Simmons capsized dory and drown on Grand Bank from sch. Plymouth Rock


February

Capt. James Nickerson and James Downing, capsize dory fishing from sch. Betterophon.

Matthew McDonald and Joseph Merchant lost in fog from sch. David A. Story.

3rd - Wilfred J. King wrecked in the Winter shore fishery at Brace's Cove.  Crew saved.

11th - Stephen Johnson, and Augustus Hendrickson from sch. Isaac A. Chapman capsize and drown on Banks


March

Emery Hooper washed from foreboom from sch. Seth Stockbridge

23rd - Sch. Annie C. Norwood lost on Cashes with all her crew.

26th - Ocean Belle sprung a leak and sank on Georges.  Crew taken off.

27th - Boat Harp lost on Green Island, Me., crew saved.

28th - George Nelson died in dory on Banquereau fishing from sch. Polar Wave.
John Higgins
and David McDonald lost in fog fishing from sch. Marion on Western Bank


April

17th - Frank Williams lost overboard from sch. E. L. Rowe.

18th - Joseph Coffee and Charles E. Seebloom lost in fog on Western Bank fishing from sch. Marion


May

12th - Capt. Daniel Rowe, 2nd, knocked overboard in Boston Bay from sch. Jennie & Julia, by collision.


August

10th - Augustus Anderson capsized dory and drowned fishing from sch. David A. Story.

21st - William Geary and John Landry lost in fog on the Banks, fishing from sch.Schayler Colfax


September

9th - Edward Day washed overboard from sch. Frederick Gerring, Jr.


October

27th - Boat I Tell Ye run down and sunk in Boston Bay.


November

Sch. Nathaniel Webster lost on a bank halibuting trip.  Crew of fourteen men lost.

7th - Thomas Anderson washed overboard from sch. Epes Tarr.

19th - Boat Bee lost on Eastern Point, crew saved.


December

Body of William Conery, one of the crew of the sch. L. J. Clark was found in the mud at Tredrack's wharf at Portsmouth.. There were some cuts upon his body and a severe gash upon one side of the head which at first let to suspicion of four play, but an examination showed that the wounds and abrasions were probably caused by striking some hard substances in falling from the wharf, and is thought that he fell overboard while intoxicated and was drowned. He was about thirty-three years of age, unmarried, and belonged in Black Hills Falls, Me.

 

 

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