John White washed overboard
from sch. Willie M. Stevens. Robert Swain was lost
overboard from sch. Orient of Gloucester, on the passage from
Baracoa for New York.
6th - Sch. Anson
Stimson, of Rockport, belonging to the Pigeon Hill Granite Company, was
wrecked on Brigantine Shoal bar, N. J., on passage from San Domingo for New York, by her
master, Capt. Albion Sloman, having died at sea, and the crew of six men
being down with chills and fever, leaving only the mate and cook to work the vessel.
10th - Sch. Highflyer
engaged in Grand Menan herring fishery, wrecked at Carver's Harbor, Fox Island, Me, with a
load of frozen herring on board. Crew saved.
23rd - Charles Bell, 19, of
P. E. I., one of the crew of sch. Bellerophon, capsized in a
dory and drowned. His dory mate clung to a life-rope and was saved.
28th - John Weston, 30,
unmarried of Norway, lost overboard from sch. Martha C. Several
of the crew of the Martha C. had their faces frozen on this
Charles Bell capsized in dory from sch. Bellerophon, on
2nd - John Roper 27,
unmarried, from Cape Breton, fell from the mainboom of sch. Lizzie,
and was not seen after he struck the water.
22nd - William Riley, a
native of Halifax, was washed overboard from sch. Ocean King on
8th - Benjamin O'Hara and William
L. Grant, both unmarried and from the Provinces, were capsized in a dory on the
Banks fishing from sch. Mist
16th - Elias (29) and Peter
Landry (23), brothers, of sch. Fleur de Lis were
capsized in a dory while attempting to cross Newburyport bar to visit their trawls, in the
19th - Sch. Vanguard
engaged in the net-codfishery in Ipswich Bay, wrecked at Rye Beach wile
attempting to go into Portsmouth with a fare of 10,000 lbs. codfish. Crew saved.
25th - Sch. Lizzie
K. Clark , bound south on a mackerelling trip. was capsized and sink about
twenty miles southeast of Barnegat. Crew of fourteen men rescued by Pilot boat No. 3.
1st - Capt. Horace
Merry, of sch. George P. Rust 40, of Maine,
fell overboard from the mainboom off the Isle au Haute, and after being in
the water half an hour was rescued by some of the crew in a dory, but died shortly after
being taken on board the vessel.
S. Dagle lost with crew of twelve, presumed in gale of April 15th.
26th - Michael Sampson, 24,
native of Arichat, C. B. , washed overboard from sch. Mary E. Daniels while
engaged in dressing fish on Georges. The deck was swept by the sea, and several of the
crew had a narrow escape from being washed overboard.
23rd - Louis Dulong and Charles
Richards, of sch. Webster Sanborn, were capsized in a
dory on Grand Bank and drowned. They were French Nova Scotians, about 23 years of age and
11th - Sch. Lady
Franklin engaged in freighting paving stones, sunk off Stanwood's Point in
Annisquam river. Crew safe.
21st - Edward Nickerson fell
overboard from sch. Hattie N. Reed, in Portland harbor, in the
30th - Sch. Guy Cunningham sailed on a Grand Bank halibuting trip and
never heard from again. Crew of fourteen men.
2nd - John Guthrie, 26 of
Gloucester, and Lauchlin Kennedy, 25, of Cape Breton, both unmarried,
capsized in a dory on Grand Bank and drowned, fishing from sch. Zenobia
8th - Sch. Clara
B. Warren was wrecked on Duncan's Reef, Catch Harbor, N. S. Crew saved.
12th - George M. Sigsworth, about
27, of P. E. I. , of sch. Victor was drowned on Grand Bank. His
dory-mate was saved by clinging to the bottom of the dory.
John A. Johnson, of sch. Herman
Babson, was washed overboard on the homeward passage from Greenland. He was
a Swede and left a widow and three children, who had arrived from Sweden during his
absence on the voyage.
Capt. Warren Guptill, of Gloucester, master of sch. Ella, of
Boston, was lost with that vessel on the passage from Boston for Baracoa.
William Harrison Card, of Newcastle, N. H., engaged for some fifteen
years in the Gloucester fisheries, was lost, mate of the Ella.
24th - Sch. Thresher
went ashore at Cape Sable, caught fire and was destroyed. Crew saved.
Albert McKennon capsized in
dory from sch. Wachusett and was drowned. Joseph
Avenue capsized from sch. Smuggler and was lost.
12th - John Frost capsized in
dory from sch. Plymouth Rock, and drowned.
27th - Capt. Robert
Ehler of sch. Carthage, caught by foot-rope on mainboom
and drawn overboard, off Monhegan.
28th - William Rooney, cook
of sch. Addie Emma, fell overboard in the Bay of Fundy.
23rd - Henry Burke, John Hayes, Archie
McDonald and Barnard Glenn, all of sch. Smuggler, engaged
in the shore fisheries, capsized in dories and were lost.