5th - John C. Wiley of
Rockport, 18, drowned by wreck of ship Alfred D. Snow near
Waterford, Ireland. Sch. Warren J. Crosby, from Fortune
Bay with frozen herring, wrecked at Louisburg, C. B. The crew narrowly escaped with
their lives. (Wreck purchased by Louisburg parties, raised and repaired.)
8th - Sch. Emma
A. Cutting of Phippsburg, Me, wrecked on Pavilion Beach
12th - Three-masted sch. Hattie
N. Gove wrecked on Port Royal Bar
13th - Sch. Isaac
Patch wrecked at Grand Manan, crew saved.
John McPhee a native of Little Harbor, P. E. I., 24, unmarried, knocked
overboard by the mainboom of sch. Edward P Boynton on passage
home from Georges, drowned
16th - Arthur Brown, of
Bonavista, N. F., passenger, washed overboard from sch. A.D. Story.
17th - Sch. Sylvester
wrecked at Brace's Cove; crew saved.
18th -Capt. John Nason of
sch. Pendragon sold haddock fare in Boston and disappeared
20th - Henry S. Batten left
in dory on shore fishing grounds, rescued by sch. Percy after
twenty-seven hours of extreme hardship and suffering.
Sch. Anna H. Mason sunk at Portsmouth by collision.
James Elwood, native of P. E. I., 26, unmarried, washed overboard from
sch. Belle A. Nauss off Scatterie.
23rd - John McDonald, a
native of Louisburg, C. B., 56, married and residing in East Boston, of sch. J.
W. Campbell capsized in a dory on Georges and drowned. His dorymate, Thomas
Jordan, was rescued in an exhausted condition.
24th - Daniel McKinnon, of
Souris, P. E. I., and Alonzo McMaster, of Guysboro, N. S., each 30 and
unmarried, lost in dory from sch. Brunhilde.
25th - William Henry McDonald, a
native of Guysboro, N. S., fell overboard from sch. Addison G. Proctor
and drowned; body recovered. He left a widow and four children in Gloucester.
Sch. Etta Gott wrecked on Big Spoon Island near near Isle au
Haut. The crew of eleven men remained on a desolate island a week before they were
discovered and taken off. They were fortunate enough to find a small cabin on the
Island, and got a stove and provisions ashore from the wreck, which kept them from
freezing and starving.
26th - Daniel Ryan, 35,
native of P. E. I., unmarried, washed overboard from sch. Tetis
on passage from Newfoundland and drowned.
Sch. Finance wrecked on Blanch Island,
N.S; one of her crew drowned in attempting to get a line ashore, and one died from
exposure in accomplishing the feat.
28th - Sch. Restless
on Brown's Bank, while badly iced up, she shipped a tremendous sea, carrying
away davits, boats, port rails, wheel, rudder head and after house, jib and head
gear. Her cable parted and she drive at the mercy of the wind and waves for ten
days, leaking badly and the crew suffering greatly from snow squalls and intense
cold. Jan 28 they were taken off by a small boat from sch. Harry Lewis of
Yarmouth, which made five trips to secure them. The wrecked vessel was rolling
helplessly in the trough of the sea, and great care had to be exercised in approaching her
to prevent the smashing of the boat. About an hour after the men were taken off the
wreck went down.
2nd - Sch. Mystery
wrecked on Western Bail at Lockeport, N. S. on the passage home from Fortune
Bay with frozen herring, crew saved.
10th - Sch. Rising
Star wrecked at Rye Beach, crew saved.
23rd - John McDonald of sch.
. J. W. Campbell capsized and drowned on Georges
3rd - Sch. Mollie
Adams arrived at Port Townsend, W.T., 123 days from Gloucester
11th - Arrival of 100 Nova
Scotia fishermen from Yarmouth in Sch. Uncle Sam. Sch. Pamet,
employed in freighting salt, etc., form Gloucester to Salem, sunk in Salem
harbor after a rough passage.
12th - Charles Roule, a
native of Guysboro, N. S., 24 and unmarried, of sch. Henry W. Longfellow washed
overboard in Boston Bay and drowned.
Remy White, a native of Pubnico, N. S., and Edward Olsen, a
Swede, capsized in dory from sch. D. Winchester and drowned on
1st - John Currier, of Cape
Breton, Alexander Jameson, of Sand Point, Strait of Canso, Joseph
Martin, of Sand Point, Strait of Canso, and John
Goodwin, of Sand Point, Strait of Canso, lost in dories from
sch. James A. Garfield on Grand Bank.
William O'Neil, a native of Straits of Canso, 24 and unmarried, of
sch. Bertha May capsized in dory on Grand Band and drowned.
11th - Samuel M. Harnish, a
native of St. Margaret's Bay, N. S., of sch. Gertie E. Foster
capsized in dory on Grand Banks and drowned. Left a widow and three
children in this city.
15th - Frank S. Haskins of
Pigeon Cove, 32, capsized in dory from sch. Morrill Boy
off Thatcher's Island and drowned
25th - Archie McArthur of
sch. Thomas W. Knight died on the passage to Harwich for bait,
and was buried at that port.
29th - Roswell Ford, of this
city, one of the crew of sch. Susie Hooper, died at Bay Bulls,
4th - Enoch Steward lost in
dory from Sch. J. E. Garland
22nd - Daniel Mackay and Robert
Williams lost in dory from sch. Gladstone. Picked up
the next day.
27th - John Tibbets, of
Digby, N. S., and Duncan McDougall, of Antigonish, N. S., of sch. Frank
A. Smith capsized in dory on Grand Banks and drowned
14th - Charles Fenton, a
native of Guysboro, N. S., one of the crew of sch. Ralph E. Eaton, died
at Souris, P. E. I.
18th - Mark Toole of sch. St.
Patrick, lost in dory about eight miles off Matinicus rock.
31st - Sch. William
A. Dugoswue wrecked on Straitsmouth Island
8th - Lawrence Harteman, late
of sch. Fitz J. Babson, drowned at Fort Point; native of
Prospect, N. S., aged 44; body recovered.
20th - James Linnehan, a
native of Newfoundland, of sch. Puritan capsized in dory and
drowned on Grand Banks
22nd - Alfred Gunderson, about
25, native of Sweden and unmarried, washed overboard and drowned from sch. Lottie
23rd - Martin Gunderson, of
sch. Grace C. Hadley, a native of Sweden, about 26, capsized and
drowned in the harbor.
25th - Simeon Sampson, a
native of Arichat, C. B., lost overboard from sch. J. J. Clark off
29th - William Drew, of sch. Mascot,
capsized in dory on Grand Bank and drowned. A native of Harbor Bouche,
N. F., about 26 and unmarried.
6th - Sch. Matthew
M. Murray wrecked at Louisburg, C. B., crew saved. Jonas
Colby, of sch. Charles S. Tappan, a native of Westport,
Me., about 45, drowned in Allen's dock.
12th - Joseph M. Strople, of
Boylston, N. S., of the sch. Orient fell from a cliff at Souris,
P.E.I. Left widow and two children.
14th - Capt. Lawrence
O'Brien, master of sch. Puritan, died on Grand
Bank. He was a native of Conception Bay, N. S., and left an aged father, a widow and
three children in this city.
18th - Emory Goodwin lost in
dory from sch. Mist on Grand Bank; a native of Argyle, N. S., 21
5th - Sch. Goldsmith
Maid run down and sunk in Boston harbor by steamer Glaucus, and
two of her crew drowned, Howard Munroe, 24, a native of Shelburne, N. S.,
and Peter Landry, of Arichat, C. B. Both unmarried.
22nd - Capt. Robert
Newman, a native of Campobello, 28, and married, of sch. James &
Ella washed overboard off Petit Manan.
25th - Sch. Carleton lost with crew of twelve
Sch. Joseph O. lost with crew of
John Fitzgerald, cook of sch. Edward Norton of
Boston, abut 35, and belonged in this city, was drowned by the wrecking of that vessel at
John Harnish, another Gloucester fisherman, from St. Margaret's Bay, N.
S., where he had a wife and children, was also drowned by the wrecking of the Norton,
as was John Carr, 24 from the Straits of Canso, who had
been engaged in fishing from this port for two years.
11th - Thomas Jenkins of sch.
Water Lily drowned off Boar's Head
15th - Peter A. Carlsen of
Gloucester, one of the crew of sch. Abbie Deering of Portland,
Me., fell form the bowsprit on Grand Bank and was drowned. He was a native of
Sweden, unmarried and about 32 years of age.
25th - Thomas Jenkins, of
sch. Water Lily, about 38 and belonged in Pittsburgh, Penn., was
capsized in a dory and drowned off Boar's Head.