3rd - Rubert McComiskey, a
native of Barrington, N. S. about 30, was washed overboard on St. Peter's Bank and
7th - Sch. Veteran lost with crew of twelve men.
10th - Barnard Moore, 26, a
native of Ferryman, N. F. one of the crew of sch. Hustler, disappeared
in Boston and is supposed to have fallen overboard from the Eastern avenue wharf and
drowned. A body said to be his was found in the dock.
11th - Sch. Charles
H. Boynton, wrecked on Libby Island, near Machias, Me., and became a total
loss. The crew of sixteen men saved themselves in their dories after a hard struggle,
being guided to a landing place by a lantern waved from the shore
22nd - Capt. Samuel
Hiltz, a native of Denmark, master of sch. Gardner W. Tarr, was
run down in a dory in Ipswich Bay by sch. Hattie N. Reed, and
drowned. He was about 40 years of age and had a wife and children.
26th - Sch. Edith
Rowe, commanded by Capt. John Aiken, went ashore on Burin
Island, Newfoundland, while on a frozen herring trip, and became a total loss.
Peter Purdy, a native of
Prince Edward Island, about 35, was capsized in a dory from sch. Silver Dart on
Middle Bank and drowned.
3rd - Sch. Senator
Morgan, commanded by Capt. Joseph Graham, was wrecked at
Cow Bay. She had a cargo of 700 bbls. frozen and 100 bbls. salt herring. The crew of eight
men succeeded in reaching the shore by means of a cable which was drawn ashore by a line
from the vessel.
7th - Sch. Sarah
E. Lee went ashore at Lockeport, N. S. with a fare of 40,000 lbs. halibut
and proved a total loss. The crew were rescued with much difficulty as there was a heavy
19th - James Simmons, a
native of Barrington, N. S., was washed overboard form sch. Charles Levi
Woodbury on the passage from Newfoundland, and drowned.
22nd - George Baker, a native
of Cape Island, N. S., was drowned by the capsizing of a dory from sch. Nannie
C. Bohlin on the Banks. He left a widow and one child at East Boston.
1st - William Mills, 24, a
native of Antigonish, N. S., one of the crew of sch. Thetis, was
thrown overboard by a lurch of the vessel on Georges, and drowned. John English, alias
White, a native of England, was washed overboard from sch. Aroostook
on Georges about the first of March, and drowned. He was a widower and left
two daughters at East Gloucester.
3rd - James White, a native
of Portuguese Cove, Halifax Bay, N. S., was washed overboard from sch. Lizzie
J. Greenleaf on Grand Bank and drowned.
2nd - Stein Benjaminson, alias
Otto Christensen, a native of Iceland, was washed overboard from sch. Senator
Saulsbury on the passage to Iceland and drowned. About 22 years of age.
1st - James Wallace, one of
the crew of sch. Susie Hooper, died of la grippe followed by
bronchitis at the hospital at St. Pierre, Miq.
12th - Henry Palmer, about 65
years of age, one of the crew of sch. Thomas W. Knight was
drowned in Leighton's dock. He left two adult daughters in Portsmouth, N. H. , and a son
in New York state.
13th - Paul D. Jones, owner
and master of boat Jack-o'-Lantern, was found dead on board his
vessel in Boston harbor on the morning of May 13. He was about 46 years and had a wife and
three children in this city.
24th - Angus McEachern, a
native of Canso, N. S. about 25, one of the crew of sch. J. W. Campbell, was
drowned by the capsizing of a dory between the Magdalen Islands and Cape North.
7th - William McGregor, about
35, belonging in Salem, died on board sch. Clara F. Friend on
Georges of brain trouble. His body was brought in.
14th - Oliver Ohlsen, a
native of Sweden, about 52 years, mate of sch. Marguerite, dropped
dead on the deck of that vessel in Boston. He left a family in Sweden.
16th - Sch. David
F. Low, wrecked at Port au Port, N. F.; crew effected a landing with much
17th - Daniel Goodwin, a
native of Argyle, N. S. about 40 years of age, and Francis Owens, about
35, unmarried, went astray in a dory from sch. Winona on
21st - Alex. Lynn, a native
of Finland, about 32 years, one of the crew of sch. Henry L. Phillips, was
drowned at Portsmouth, N. H. He had a wife and three small children.
8th - Charles E. Goodwin, 38,
a native of Pubnico, N. S. fell overboard from sch. Iolanthe on
Sambro Bank and drowned. Body recovered and buried at Pubnico.
12th - John Judge, unmarried,
a native of Placentia Bay, N. F. was washed from the flying-jibboom of sch. Howard
Holbrook on the Banks and drowned.
Edward Daniels, age 23, of
sch. Winona, taken sick on the Banks and died at Canso, N. S.
27th - Sch. John
G. Whittier was wrecked at Flower's Cove, N. F., crew saved.
7th - Sch. City
Point of Portland is supposed to have been lost with all her crew in the
Labor Day gale. One of her crew, James Ryan, belonged in the city. Four
others of the crew had followed fishing from this port whence they removed to Portland,
viz.:Richard Turner, Walter McGrath, Frank McGrath and William
Sutherland. Sch. Percy lost
with crew of eleven. Sch. Paul & Essie was wrecked at Black
Point, N. S., crew saved.
11th - Capt. Maurice
J. Longan, a former Gloucester skipper, was lost on the Pensacola, Florida
13th - Sch. John
S. McQuin was wrecked near Bath, Me., crew saved.
15th - Israel Graham, a
native of the city, 28, was drowned with a dorymate by being capsized in a dory on Grand
Bank form sch. Nellie Dixon of Boston.
23rd - William Mead, a native
of Placentia Bay, N. F. hit by staysail sheet and knocked overboard from sch. Emma
M. Dyer at Flemish Cap and drowned.
Warren B. Douglass and Walter
Maley want astray from sch. Magnolia and have not been
1st - Frank Paddle, 27, and Edward
Rouke, both natives of St. Mary's Bay, N. S., capsized in dory from sch. Lizzie
M. Stanwood on the Banks and drowned. Sch. Clytie went
ashore near Matinicus Island, bilged and sank, crew was saved.
6th - Thomas Fogarty, single,
age 24, a native of Canso, N. S. was washed overboard from sch. Gladiator
and drowned. Anthony Reynolds, a native of Canso, N. S. and unmarried,
was washed overboard from sch. Mabel Leighton and drowned.
16th - Edward Baldwin, a
Gloucester fisherman fell overboard from a wharf and was drowned.
23rd - Charles Wetterer, cook
of sch. Mary A. Clark accidentally killed by a fall on board
that vessel in the harbor. He was about 35 years of age and left a widow and young son in
27th - Sch. B. F.
Somes, commanded by Capt. J. H. Smith, wrecked at Baker's
Island, near Mt. Desert, Me.
29th - Allen McEachern, of
sch. Caroline Vought, was capsized in a dory while hauling
trawls about fifty miles form Highland Light, but succeeded in grasping a life-line and
making a turn around his wrist and was rescued after being in the water about ten minutes.
His dorymate, Daniel McDonald, was drowned.
Thomas Heaney, 36 years old,
of Marblehead, drowned in Clark's dock.
11th - Ambrose Frawsell, of
sch. Lottie S. Haskins, lost overboard from a dory about ten
miles southeast of the Isles of Shoals and drowned.
20th - Thomas Kippen, mate of
sch. Cecil H. Low, washed overboard and drowned. He left a widow
and child in this city.
23rd - John Halley, of
Boston, 26 years, one of the crew of sch. Mary A. Clark, drowned
by the capsizing of a dory on Cashed; body recovered and brought to this port;the dory was
struck by the schooner and capsized; a line thrown from the vessel was seized by his
dorymate, Daniel Grant, but became entangled about Halley's
leg, pulling his head under water; his heart was beating when rescued, after being in the
water about three minutes, but all efforts to resuscitate him were unavailing.
30th - Henry and William
Johnson went astray in a dory from sch. Eastern Queen
during a sudden snow storm, but were fortunately picked up by sch. Col. J. H.
French and brought to this port.