2nd - Michael Morrison, of
sch. Willie M. Stevens, disappeared at St. Pierre, Miq., and
supposed to have been drowned; he was 34 years and a native of Newfoundland.
8th - Thomas Carter, a native
of Canso, N. S., unmarried, was washed overboard from Sch. Hazel Oneita
on passage from Fortune Bay, N. F., and drowned.
James McDougall, of sch. Essex,
was capsized in a dory on Cashes in February and drowned; he left a widow. Harry
G. King, a native of Cariboo Cove, C. B. , fell overboard from the mainboom of
sch. James G. Blaine and drowned. Charles Doucette,
Charles Dagle and Reuben Corney washed overboard from sch. Judique,
the succeeding wave landed them aboard the vessel where they were able to seize hold of
ropes and save themselves.
4th - Alfred Bona, a native
of Fayal, abut 20 years of age, was washed overboard form sch. Ethel
on Georges and drowned.
7th - Edward McKay, 25, a
native of Guysboro, N. S., fell overboard from sch. Edward A. Perkins
on Western bank and was drowned. Abraham Smith, a native of Placentia
Bay, N. F. was lost overboard from sch. Magnolia at Fortune Bay,
N. F. He was 23 years of age and unmarried.
13th - Sch. Ella
F. Bartlett wrecked on Munroe Island, off Portland, Me. The crew had a
narrow escape, but succeeded in getting ashore on the island where they found shelter in
the hut of three lobstermen, the only persons on the island.
18th - John Moulesong, 35, a
native of Tusket Head, N. S., washed overboard from sch. Nannie C. Bohlin
on Banquereau, and was drowned.
19th - Hugh McIsaac of sch. Amos
Curter, a native of Cape Breton, 33, drowned in the harbor.
20th - James Tracy drowned
off Highland Light by the capsizing of a dory from sch. Ada K. Damon
27th - Sch. William
H. Jordan wrecked at Grand Bruit, N. F., crew saved. George Brown, a
native of Prince Edward Island, 25, and unmarried, was washed overboard from sch. Norumbega
on the passage from New York, and was drowned.
29th - Enoch Stewart, of sch.
A. D. Story, died at the Marine Hospital in Chelsea; he was a
native of East Port Medway, N. S., and 27 years of age.
30th - Sch. Iceland
of Boston, fitted at this port for an Iceland trip. was hove down and
abandoned at sea. One of her crew, Thomas Aspecker, alias Joseph
Isaacs, a native of St. Pierre, Miq., was washed overboard and drowned. He had
followed fishing from this port for several years. Peter Peterson had his
leg broken. Norman Florsen was washed overboard but grasped the hawser
and crawled to a place of safety. The crew were taken off by a passing steamer.
Albert Hanson, of sch. Stranger,
was capsized in a dory at St. Pierre. He got ashore on Green Island, where he remained
three days without food or drink and had his feet badly frozen. Two Nova Scotia fishermen
who were in the dory with him were drowned.
6th - Sch. Ernesta capsized in a squall thirty miles
off Bernegat while on a Southern mackerel trip, and sank in three minutes. Six of the crew
11th - Sch. Mystic,
owned by Capt. John McKinnon, destroyed by fire on the passage from
Boston to Gloucester, crew saved. Sch. Helen R. Low burned in
12th - James Vino, 25, a
native of Arichat, C. B., washed overboard from sch. Mildred V. Leo
on the passage from the Banks, and drowned. William Tracy, 60 years and
married, drowned in McKenzie's dock. Body recovered.
15th - Thomas Tracy, aged 50,
one of the crew of sch. John S. Presson, disappeared, supposed
drowned in the harbor.
18th - Joseph Tritell, age 28
unmarried, a native of Bordeaux, France, lost overboard from sch. Carrie W.
Babson on Western Bank.
19th - Isaac Herbert, a
native of Birchtown, Shelburne Co., N. S. and James Pellem drowned in a
dory from sch. Sarah F. Lee in St. Pierre Harbor.
22nd - Frank Lufkin, 31, a
native of Gloucester, died suddenly on board sch. Nellie M. Davis
off Cape Henry. Body brought home.
3rd - Capt. Fred. S.
Hellier, a native of Gloucester, fell from rigging of sch. Enola C. of
Boston, and died. His body was brought to this city and buried.
6th - Arthur White, age 19, a
native of Yarmouth, N. S., one of the crew of sch. Ellie G. King, drowned
by capsizing of a dory. His dorymate, Lewis Surrette, was rescued.
10th - Elias Barrigan and John
Emanuel, about 30, natives of Canso, N. S., unmarried, capsized in a dory from
sch. Hustler on Banquereau, and drowned.
13th - John Williams, 49
years, married, a native of Gloucester, drowned by the capsizing of his boat off Norman's
Woe. His boatmate, Capt. William Rackliffe rescued by sloop Petrel.
Henry Flood, of sch. Edith S. Walen lost at sea.
14th - James Fitzpatrick of
Newfoundland and George Murrow of Halifax, N. S., went astray in dory
from sch. Oliver Wendall Holmes .
16th - Tynanden Oladner, of
sch. Concord, shipped at Iceland, was drowned by the capsizing
of a dory. He was about 25 years of age and married.
2nd - Capt. Murdock
McInnis, married, master of sch. Triton died of heart
disease on board that vessel off Pollock Rip. His body was brought home for burial.
19th - Patrick Powers, 20, a
native of Belle Isle, Conception Bay, N. F., and Michael Tubrert, a
native of Hollywood, Conception Bay, N. F. , two of the crew of sch. Senator
Frye, frowned on Grand Bank by overloading their dory. [Powers'
brother Matthew was lost in 1901 with the loss of the Iolanthe, and brother Thomas was lost
with the Fame in 1908.]
28th - Oscar Andrews capsized
in dory from sch. Edward A. Perkins and drowned.
18th - Frank Gorman, aged 23,
unmarried, one of the crew of sch. Hattie D. Linnell, jumped
overboard from a sailboat in the harbor and was drowned. Body recovered Aug. 22.
lost with all her crew on Georges in one of the August gales.
5th - Sch. William
H. Wellington dismasted and sunk off Coffie's Island, near Liverpool, N. S.,
while on the way home from North Bay with a fare of mackerel.
13th - Sch. Helen
F. Tredick took fire and burned at East Pubnico, N. S., crew safe.
21st - Charles Bushing, a
native of Harbor Bouche, N. F., married, washed overboard from sch. Harry G.
French on Banquereau, and was drowned. Sch. Grace L. Fears
struck by a heavy sea in the gale, and narrowly escaped foundering. The man at the wheel
was lashed at his post seventeen hours before reaching port at Liverpool, N. S.
23rd - Sch. Faragut
wrecked at Shag Harbor, N. S. in the gale.
25th - William Gray, 35,
unmarried, a native of McPherson's Ferry, Straits of Canso, N. S., drowned by the
overloading of a dory from sch. Maggie and May.
29th - John VanAmburg, married,
Nelson Nickerson, single, both of Argyle, N. S. , went astray from sch. Bertha
May on Jeffries and were not afterwards heard from.
30th - Charles Damlberg, aged
25, a native of Sweden, capsized in dory from sch. Edward Trevoy
and died on board the vessel after being picked up; body taken ashore at Newfoundland and
buried. His dorymate got on the bottom of the dory and was rescued.
5th - Emedia Rose, a lobster
fisherman, capsized and drowned in the harbor. Body recovered Sept. 7th. His dorymate
grasped the dory and drifted ashore.
21st - George Nickerson and Frederick
Norton, Swedes, lost in dory from sch. Fernwood on
Grand Bank. Nickerson left a widow, two sons, and a daughter.
23rd - Capt. John
Perry and Joseph Francis (mate) of sch. Checorna washed
overboard off the New Jersey coast and drowned.
24th - Angus Cameron of sch. Judique,
died of apoplexy in the Banks. He had a wife and several children in this
city. His body was taken ashore and buried at Newfoundland.
25th - Sch. Adam
M. Hall struck on a rock, caught fire and burned off Scatterie, C. B., crew
8th - Charles Cole, 23, a
native of this city, one of the crew of sch. Pendragon drowned
at Newport, R. I.
9th - Capt. Fred
Merchant of sch. Mary A. Downes was shaken off the
mainboom on the passage from Salem to Gloucester, and was sinking for the last time when
rescued by the crew and was resuscitated after long-continued exertions.
19th - Joshua Higgins, a
native of Orland, Me., but a long resident of this city, 62 years of age, died of heart
disease off shore on board fishing sloop Breeze.
21st - Sch. Henry
Friend wrecked on Shovelful Shoal, crew saved. Sch. Charles S.
Tappan engaged in the Georges fishery, wrecked at Little Glace Bay, C. B.,
9th - John McKenzie of sch. Mildred
V. Lee died at Halifax, N. S. where he had been landed sick.
14th - Capt. Oscar
Devine, of sch. Joseph B. Maguire died at his home at
Barrington, N. S., where he had a family and had been landed on account of sickness.
Sch. Hattie L. Newman,
wrecked at Lower English harbor at Fortune Bay, N. F., while on a herring voyage in
December. Her crew had a narrow escape with their lives, saving nothing but the captain's
truck which floated out of the cabin and was secured.
William Nickerson, one of the crew of sch. Falcon, died
on board that vessel of apoplexy on a George's trip, and was buried at Shelburne, N. S.
10th - Sch. Senator
Lodge, bound to Newfoundland on a herring trip, wrecked at Port Nova, C. B.;
crew saved Sch. Eliza R. wrecked at Hound Cross Islands, near
Lunenburg, N. S. Her crew were rescued in an exhausted condition after being compelled to
remain on the wreck all night.
12th - Edward Hanlan a native
of Canso, N. S. went astray in a dory from sch. Golden Eagle in
a snow squall about six miles off Halifax Rock, and was never heard from. Two of his
shipmates who went astray at the same time were picked up.
18th - Sch. Spencer F. Baird lost, with crew of
fourteen men lost.
20th - Sch. Star
of the East abandoned on Cashes Bank, having lost her rudder and sprung a
leak. Her crew were taken off by sch. Volunteer and landed in
Boston, saving nothing but their clothing.