2nd - John B. Nelson, native
of Sweden, 33 years old, washed overboard form sch. Herman Babson on
passage to Newfoundland. Left a widow.
25th - Sch. Bunker
Hill, Capt. John McDonald, on the passage home from Fortune
Bay, N. F., with frozen herring, went ashore during a heavy snow storm, on Bemo Ledge,
Eastern Point, and became a total wreck. Crew saved.
31st - Sch. Water
Spirit engaged in winter shore fishery, wrecked on Pulpit Rock, near Rye
Beach. Crew saved. George Devine , a native of Pubnico, N. S., unmarried,
22 yrs., fell overboard from sch. Etta Gott off Thacher's Island
3rd - Jeremiah Haley, 23,
native of South Boston, and James Dumphy, 35, of P. E. I., lost in dory
from sch. M. A. Babson on Georges.
4th - Sch. Bunker
Hill wrecked on Bemo Ledges. Crew saved.
5th - George Lily, a native
of Newfoundland, 35, unmarried, struck by sea on board sch. George W. Stetson.
James McGrath, Peter Christian, Charles Rasmuson of Denmark, and Fred.
Keamp, lost in dories from sch. Corrina H. Bishop on
Grand Bank. McGrath left widow and two children, Keamp
widow and child.
Sch. Bessie W. Somes lost in Grand
Bank halibut fishery. Crew lost.
Sch. Bellerophon lost in same
gale. Crew lost.
Sch. Charles Carroll lost on
Georges. Crew lost.
Sch. Edith M. Pew lost on Georges
on haddocking trip. Crew lost.
Sch. Paul Revere lost on Georges
haddocking trip, supposed by collision with the Edith M. Pew. Crew
17th - Sch. Northerner lost on Georges. Crew lost.
Sch. Victor lost on Georges. Crew
17th - Manuel Repose washed
overboard from sch. Anne D. on Georges. Left a widow and child.
20th - Michael Savage lost
overboard from sch. Smuggler.
24th - Charles Dillon, of
Cape Breton, 24, unmarried, washed overboard from sch. David A. Story
25th - Capt. George
A. Bearse washed overboard from sch. Col. J. H. French on
southern mackerel trip. Left a widow and two children.
18th - James Brown lost in
dory from sch. Eva May in shore fishery
11th - Sch. Webster
Sanborn engaged in Grand Bank codfishery, wrecked near Petit Harbor, N. F.
16th - Sch. Massasoit , engaged in Grand Bank
cod-fishery, struck iceberg and sink. Five of crew lost.
20th - James Strahan and John
Forrestall lost in dory form sch. Addison Center on
23rd - Capt. George
A. Johnson, master of sch. Augusta H. Johnson, reports
of large quantities of icebergs upon the Banks. Over thirty-four icebergs in sight form
the mast-head in one day. After a near collision with a berg, they saw an iceberg aground
in one hundred fathoms of water, a good indication of its size. On another occasion they
saw an iceberg explode at a distance of about a mile. As their ice was consumed before the
last catch of fish, they took ice enough from the berg to cover their day's catch.
21st - Sch. Planet
run into off Seguin and sunk. Crew picked up.
13th - Luke McGrath and
Michael Houghton lost in dory from sch. Finance on
LeHave Bank, both young unmarried men.
11th - Sch. Corrina
H. Bishop engaged in haddock fishery, lost at Shelburne, N. S. Crew saved.
13th - Sch. George
W. Stetson wrecked at East Machia, Me. Crew saved. Frank Terrio drowned
in Boston Harbor by the unsetting of a boat from sch. Willie . A
native of Bellevue, N. S., about 40 years of age.