3rd - Phillip Carr
lost from sch. Peregrine White
8th - Heavy storm - schs. I.H.
Sch. Rattler dragged ashore on a ledge at Eastport and sunk,
Sch. Levanter engaged in the haddock fishery, struck on a reef
near Lockeport, N. S. and went to pieces. Crew saved.
Joseph Myers was crushed between the vessel and a rock in attempting to
land, and severely injures, but was rescued in an unconscious state by two of the
crew. Had the vessel struck twenty-five feet from where she did, it would have been
against the face of a perpendicular rock bluff sixty feet high, and all on board would
19th - Charles Ryder of
Central Argyle was washed overboard from sch. Carrie and Annie
23rd - Duncan
Campbell, a native of Fairfield, P. E. I., lost overboard from sch. Notice
on Brown's Bank
24th - Hugh McKinnon
of Cape Breton, and Joseph O'Brien of Nova Scotia, lost in dory from sch.
Alice M. Strople They left the vessel to search for two
missing men, who had sought refuge on board the sch. Grace L. Fears, and
were themselves lost.
29th - Alex. Carrigan, a
native of Canso, 35, and John Heffernan, a native of St. John's, N. F.,
28, capsized in dory from sch. Fannie Bell on Le Have Bank
8th - William DeCoste a
native of Canso, N. S., 22, while engaged in an altercation, slipped and fell overboard
from sch. Seth Stockbridge and drowned in Boston Harbor.
He left a widow in Boston and relatives in Gloucester.
10th - Sch. Lizzie
H. Haskell wrecked on Plum Island, crew saved.
15th - Sch. Mary
E. McDonald wrecked at Port Jolie, N.S.; crew saved. Joseph
Enos washed overboard from sch. Welcome on Georges
16th - James Lovett washed
overboard from sch. A.R. Crittenden on Georges
17th - Sch. Anne D.
burned on Georges, crew saved.
Simon Landry, native of Cape Breton, 48, and John Peterson,a
native of Sweden, 28, thrown overboard by the jib of sch. Iolanthe
on Georges. Landry left a widow and four children in this city.
23rd - George Dunbar, of New
London, Conn., a widower, about 45, drowned in dock at Parmenter, Rice & Co.'s wharf.
25th - Sch. Orianna of
St. John, N.B. wrecked on Bemo Ledges.
26th - John Cogan and Thomas
Landry, 19, washed overboard from sch. Sarah M. Jacobs.
Cogan left a widow and three children in this city. Landry's father was one of
the schooner's crew.
Thomas Johnson, a native of Sweden, washed overboard from sch. Charles
S. Tappan, on Georges Bank, left a widow and five children in East
27th - Charles Haskins, a
native of Barrington, N. S., 26, married, washed overboard from sch. Pendragon.
William Hunt, a native of Canso, N. S., about 55, washed overboard from
sch. Eliza R., left a widow and children in this city.
Charles Publicover, a native of LeHave, N. S., 25, washed overboard
from sch. Flying Scud, on Georges, left widow in this city.
28th - Barney Naughton, a
native of Yarmouth, S. S., about 35, washed from mainboom of sch. Aberdeen
6th - Charles Lee, of Quincy,
died of heart disease on board sch. Hereward on
17th - James McKenzie,
native of Lockport, N. S., unmarried, drowned by the sinking of a dory from sch. Alice
M Stople on the Grand Bank.
27th - Sch. Electric
Light engaged in the Southern mackerel fishery, run down and sunk by sch. Annie
Lord off Chesapeake Bay; crew saved.
1st - James McDonald, of East
Point, P. E. I., died on board a dory which went astray from sch. Cecil H. Low
on Western Bank. Left a family.
4th - Angus McDonald, of
broad Cove, C. B., died in a dory which went astray from sch. Cecil H. Low.
5th - N. P. Johnson, a native
of Sweden, died of heart disease on board sch. Mary E. Daniels.
6th - George M. Reed and Joseph
Galon went astray in dory from sch. Mabel Kenniston -
rescued after three day's exposure and suffering.
19th - Fire on board sch.
James A. Garfield
23rd - Sch. Eureka
struck a ledge and sunk off Delaware Breakwater, crew saved. Sch. Joseph
Story seized, and released, at Baddeck
4th - Sch. A. N.
Clark sunk off Bass Rocks, crew saved.
5th - Sch. Monitor
wrecked at Port May, N.F., crew saved.
7th - Sch. David
J. Adams seized at Digby, N. S. Daniel McEachan and Pius
McPhee lost in dory from sch. A. T. Gifford - picked up
the next day.
9th - Sch. Henrietta
stranded at Yarmouth, N.S.; crew saved. August Johnson and Charles
Nabby went astray in dory from sch. Dacotah - picked up
after 24 hrs. exposure. Hugh Campbell, David McEachran, Charles
Thompson and Wm. Burgess went astray from sch. Maud
M. Story - picked up after great suffering.
11th - Lewis Vaught, of
Everett, Mass. 30, unmarried, knocked overboard by mainboom from sch. Ellen
M. Adams and drowned. Barney Frazier, a native of
Arichat, C. B., about 70, one of the crew of sch. Sarah M. Jacobs, drowned
at Samuel Lane & Brothers' wharf. Left a widow and two adult children.
17th - Sch. Ella
M. Doughty of Portland seized
18th - Roderick O'Henley, a
native of Low Point, C. B., 24, unmarried, fell overboard from sch.
Harry G. French and drowned
20th - Sch.
Joseph Story wrecked at St. Pierre, Miquelon, crew saved.
23rd - Charlie French drowned
25th - John Norneen, a native
of Sweden, 25, and Hans Olsen, a native of Norway, 25, both
unmarried, lost in dory from sch. M. A. Baston
Stockbridge with crew of fourteen men lost sometime in early summer.
7th - John McDonald lost in
dory from sch. Frederic Gerring
20th - Edward Bend and Albert
Blanchett went astray from sch. Gardner W. Tarr on
Grand Bank - rescued after four days and four nights exposure.
22nd - Herbert Jellows drowned
25th - Harry Clark, a native
of Germany, about 60, unmarried, died on board sch. Carthage
on Georges of injuries received by falling upon ice hooks.
3rd - Sch. Hereward
seized at Canso, and released. Brainard Scanlan drowned at Essex
4th - Schs. George
W. Cushing and C. B. Barrington of Portland seized
and fined $400
9th - Michael Tobin and Levi
Jewett went astray from sch. Lizzie J. Greenleaf on
Grand Bank - rescued after four days and four nights exposure.
16th - Fishing boat Napoleon
sunk off Norman's Woe. Jeremiah Smith and Harvey Daley
went astray from sch. Frederic Gerring, Jr., on Grand Bank -
rescued after 4 1/2 days exposure. Thomas Thompson, native of Sweden,35
died on board sch. Grace L. Fears on Grand Bank; left a widow
and two children in this city.
17th - Oliver Hanson and Hans
Lawson went astray from sch. D. A. Story on Grand Bank,
landed at Newfoundland after being without food for three days and nights.
19th - Sch. Joe
Hooker wrecked at Cape Macedome, N. F.; crew saved.. Frank Greenough
of sch. Franklin S. Schenck drowned in Boston harbor. Levi
Hadley and John Gilbert went astray from sch. Gatherer
on Grand Bank, picked up after several hours exposure.
20th - Four men went astray
from sch. Oceanus - all picked up. Chris Closson
and Charles Cowen went astray from sch. William H. Oakes
on Banquereau - picked up after four days' suffering. Fred. Woodman and John
Damradt went astray from sch. Peregrine White - 72
23rd - Wilmot Dench and Randolph
Osmans went astray in dory from sch. C. B. Manning on
Georges - picked up after 68 hours exposure.
24th - First appearance of
Sea Serpent near Gully Point in Rockport. Joseph Duval and Jean
Luis Cheval went astray from sch. Gardner W. Tarr -
four days and nights without food.
31st - Sch. Bloomer
, engaged in coasting trade with Nova Scotia, sunk fifteen miles off
Kennebunk, Me. Crew saved.
L. Smith , entire crew of fourteen men lost
3rd - Harry Kirby,of
Liverpool, N. S., Isaac King, of Canso, N. S., Timothy
Robishaw of Canso, N. S., and Martin Gabriel, a native of
Norway, lost in dories form sch. Electa A. Easton off
4th - Sch. John F. Wonson lost with crew of ten
8th - Dead body drifted
ashore at Lobster Cove, Manchester
9th - Capt. Franklin D. Langsford,
48 1/2 years of age, of Lanesville fatally injured by a swordfish, died on August
12th. Joseph Bushing and Fred. Olson lost in dory
from sch. Frederic Gerring, Jr. on Grand Bank.
11th - Sea serpent seen off
12th - Edward A. Johnson, one
of the crew of sch. Margaret Mather, died on board that vessel
on the coast of Iceland. He belonged in Salem, where he had a wife and two children.
15th - George A. Dixon drowned
at Charlottetown, P.E.I.
17th -Andrew Haynes of Briar
Island, N. S., 28, unmarried, capsized in dory from sch. Rebecca Bartlett in
Bay of Fundy.
18th - Sch. Howard
Holbrook seized at Port Hawkesbury and fined $400.
19th - Frank Greenough, of
Salem, 35, one of the crew of sch. Franklin Schenck of Rockport,
drowned at T Wharf, Boston. Left a widow and two children.
22nd - Charles Burt, a native
of England, 52, lost overboard from sch. Joseph Garland,
23rd - Sch. Howard wrecked at
Portugal Cove, N.F., crew saved. Four men went astray from sch. Peregrine
White - all landed at Shelburne.
26th - Sea Serpent seen in
27th - Sch. Legal
Tender escaped from customs officers at Barrington, N.S.
28th - Sch. A. R.
Crittenden seized at Port Mulgrave and fined $400
29th - Robert Bennett, a
native of Norway, and Isaac Green, a native of Sweden, lost
in dory from sch. James A. Garfield. Andrew Lambert
and Michael McAulay went astray from sch. Alert
on Banquereau, rescued after 40 hours exposure. John Carter and Joseph
Burgess went astray from sch. Edward P. Boynton on
Georges - reached Mud Island Sep. 1, having rowed over 100 miles
1st - Sch. Highland
Light of Wellfleet seized for inshore fishing at Prince Edward Island.
5th - Thomas Ross, a native
of Guysboro, N. S., 22, fell overboard form sch. Hattie Evelyn off
the north side of P. E. I., by becoming entangled with the fore sheet while jibbing.
6th - Small Sea Serpent seen
8th - Sch. Pearl
Nelson of Provincetown seized at Arichat and fined $500
10th - Sch. Everett
Steele seized for not reporting at Custom House in March - released
11th - Sch. Moro
Castle seized at Port Mulgrave for alleged smuggling in 1881, etc.
18th - Storm in North Bay;
two Portland vessels wrecked at Prince Edward Island. Alexander Grant
died on board of sch. Harry G. French.
2nd - Sch. Garibaldi
destroyed by fire off Murders Island, N. S., crew saved.
25th - Capt. William
G. Strople and George Stone capsized in dory form sch. Alice
M. Strople on Grand Bank. Capt. Strople was a native of Guysboro, N. S.,
and left a widow and four children in this city. Mr. Stone was a native of St.
Peters, C. B., and left a widow there.
30th - John McVarish, a
native of P. E. I., 35, drowned in the harbor. Left a family in P. E. I.
sailed Nov. 30 with crew of twelve men, and never returned.
Dilloway lost with crew of seventeen men, probably in the Christmas
19th - Edward Goodwin, of
Yarmouth, N. S., 18, washed overboard form sch. George S. Boutwell
in the passage from Western Bank and drowned. Unmarried.
23rd - John Walker, 27, of
River Inhabitants, C. B., drowned at Fear's Wharf, body recovered March 4, 1887.
30th - Sch. Richard
K. Fox wrecked at North Chatham, crew saved.