23rd - Sch. Zenobia
struck a ledge near Moose-a-beck light on the coast of Maine, and sunk, while engaged in
the haddock fishery. Crew took to their dories and rowed ashore.
21st - Henry Conrad, 22,
native of Liverpool, N. S. washed overboard form sch. Laurel off
Whitehead, N. S. on the passage home from Newfoundland.
28th - Murdock Ervin, 28,
native of St. Peters, C. B., fell overboard from sch. Eliza H. Parkhurst
on Bank Quero by the breaking of the footrope.
29th - Sch. Tragabigzanda
went ashore on Cedar Island ledge, near the Isles of Shoals in a thick fog, while engaged
in the haddock fishery. Harry Kanute or Knute 35, native
of Sweden, one of the crew of sch. Clara P. Sewall, drowned off
Cape Cod by the capsizing of his dory.
1st - Sch. Volunteer
dismasted and thrown on her beam ends in the storm on Bank Quero, and afterwards sunk,
while on a fresh halibuting trip. Crew taken off by sch. Arthur D. Story
and subsequently transferred to sch. Edith M. McInnis and landed
Sch. Defiance went ashore at Pigeon Cove and was a total loss.
The crew were ashore at the time.
Sch. Davy Crockett went ashore at Sand Point, near Shelburne, N.
S., providing a total loss, while engaged in the haddock fishery. Crew saved. Samuel
Bartelle, one of the crew, was swept from the vessel by a sea, but was caught by
a succeeding one and carried ashore.
Joseph Godet, 40, native of Arichat, C. B. washed overboard from sch. Puritan,
leaves widow and six children.
William Bushby, 21, native of North Sydney, C. B., washed overboard from
sch. S. F. Maker on Western Bank.
Sch. Barracouta wrecked at Pigeon Cove in the gale.
Sch. Charlie Stedman wrecked at Pigeon Cove.
Sloop Daniel Webster wrecked at Pigeon Cove. Three of the crew
were drowned, Alpheus Pierce, 45. leaves widow, Robert Reunning, 28,
a native of Sweden, and Antone Enos, 16, native of Rockport.
Steamer Frank Scripture, owned by the Pigeon Hill Granite
Company, wrecked at Pigeon Cove.
Sch. David A. Osier went ashore at Plymouth; crew saved.
16th - Augustus Rickhorn, 32,
native of Sweden, and Charles Mallett, 27, native of Prince Edward
Island, two of the crew of sch. Nourmahal frowned on Bank Quero
by the capsizing of their dory. Rickhorn leaves a widow and one child residing in Boston.
13th - Amanchis Goodick, one
of the crew of sch. Comet, drowned on Middle Bank by falling
from his dory. He was 27, single, and a native of Shelburne, N. S.
3rd - Two fishermen named DeYoung
of South Passage were drowned while attempting to board the wrecked sch. Ollivette.
Both men left families.
4th - Sch. Alice,
of Provincetown was burned at Montrovia on the west coast of Africa while on a fishing
trip to that coast for tuuliet. She was owned by her master, Capt. Josiah
Chase, who was attacked with coast fever and died April 11.
19th - William Sunderman, 38,
native of Germany, and Olaf Gunderson, 26, native of Norway, two of the
crew of sch. Norma drowned on Georges by the capsizing of their
dory. Sunderman leaves a widow and four children.
28th - Henry P. Rhoda
Allentown, Pa., John Morris of Chelsea, Harry Williams and
Thomas Guerin of Boston, five of the crew of sch. James
Williams, drowned off Block Island by the capsizing of their boat while
trawling for bonyfish.
30th - Lawrence Meany, 60,
one of the crew of sch. Tidal Wave, died at Provincetown of
heart disease, leaves a wife and five children.
2nd - Sch. George
A. Upton went ashore on Hay Ledge, near Carver's Harbor, Me., in an easterly
storm, while engaged in the haddock fishery, and was a total loss, going to pieces in ten
minutes. Crew saved.
6th - Frank Cooney, 60,
native of Western Islands, one of the crew of sch. Howard Holbrook,
drowned in the harbor while attempting to board his vessel.
10th - George Lloyd, 23,
native of Oyster Pond, N. S., one of the crew of sch. Eliza H. Parkhurst,
drowned on Green Bank.
11th - Capt. Walter
Chetwind, 39, native of Wood;s Harbor, N. S., master of sch. Otis P.
Lord, fell overboard from the vessel in Portsmouth harbor, leaves widow.
16th - A small fishing sloop,
unnamed, owned by Daniel McCarthy of Pigeon Cove, capsized and sunk in a
squall while entering Tenant's Harbor, Me. Crew saved.
20th - Dennis Broderick, 35,
native of Newfoundland, found dead from heart disease on the beach at Pulpit Harbor, Me.,
leaves widow and three children. Patrick Quinlan, 35, native of
Newfoundland, and Joseph McIsaac, 32, native of Nova Scotia, two of the
crew of sch. Atlanta, strayed from the vessel while visiting
their trawls on Bacalieu Bank. McIsaac leaves a widow and three children.
26th - Sch. Actress,
was capsized off Gay Head while engaged in the mackerel fishery; crew saved.
John Armstrong, 27, and Anthony
Stone, 52, natives of Bay Bulls, N. F., two of the crew of sch. A. E.
Whyland, capsized on the Banks in September, in their dory. Stone leaves a
widow and one child.
16th - Sch. Alice C. Jordan sunk in Vineyard Sound,
nine of her crew are lost.
17th - Abraham Landry, 27n
native of Boston, one of the crew of sch. Talisman, died at the
Addison Gilbert Hospital from liver trouble.
19th - Sch.
Fannie T. capsized and sank off Nahant while engaged in the shore market
fishery. Emanuel Camille and Gustave Rogers kept afloat
by the aid of an overturned dory until rescued by life-savers from the shore, but Frank
Viator, 27, was drowned. leaving a widow.
23rd - Sch. Oliver
Eldridge went ashore at St. Peter's Island, C. B., while returning from a
Bank trip. The schooner was attempting to make St. Peter's harbor, to land some of the
crew who had shipped at that place at the beginning of the voyage. Crew saved.
25th - Frank Welch, 32, and Lawrence
Drew, 25, natives of Bay Bulls, N. F., two of the crew of sch. Valkyria,
drowned on Bacalieu Bank by the swamping of their dory. Welch leaves a widow.
27th - Sch. Martha
Jane dragged ashore at Auld's Cove, Straits of Canso, while engaged in the
North Bay mackerel fishery; crew saved. Peter Anderson, 28, native of
Nova Scotia, drowned off Eastern Point by the foundering of the boat, leaves widow and one
28th - John W. King, 35,
native of East Boston, a boat fisherman from this port, killed by being struck by a train
on Saugus river bridge.
2nd - Sch. Gertie
Evlyn sprang a leak and sunk off Cape Sable while bound home from Bank
Quero. Crew saved, ten of the men being taken on board sch. Ellie G. King
and Capt. James McShara and three men remaining on board for two days,
and attempting to work her ashore but being compelled to abandon her on account of the
leak gaining so rapidly, and the vessels soon afterward went down.
8th - Spencer McKay, 30,
native of this city, fell overboard from sch. Henry M. Stanley
on Western bank.
11th - John Welch, 22, native
of this city, jumped overboard from sch. Henry M. Stanley while
17th - Johan Stenvall, 38,
native of Raumo, Finland, one of the crew of sch. Bertha M. Bailey,
drowned in the harbor while boarding the schooner.
5th - Sch. Mariner
wrecked on Sable Island while engaged in the winter cod and haddock fishery; crew saved.
11th - Dennis Kennefick, 29,
native of this city, knocked overboard from sch. William B. Keen
in Ipswich Bay. John Campbell, one of the crew of sch. Annie
Greenlaw, drowned off Georges by his dory being capsized by being hit by a
sea; Campbell was 27, single and a native of North Mountain, C. B.
21st - Alfred Hyder, 26,
native of Lockport, N. S., one of the crew of sch. Emerald died
at the Addison Gilbert Hospital, from appendicitis.
25th - James Garrett, one of
the crew of sch. Mondego, died at Louisburg, C. B., where he had
been landed by the schooner. He was 25 single, and a native of Liverpool, N. S.
27th - Sch. Anna
H. Mason went adrift in the harbor in the storm and struck on Black Bess
rock, going to pieces. Crew was saved. Sch. Carrie E. Sayward
went ashore at Provincetown and was abandoned to the underwriters; crew saved. Sch. Emma
M . Dyer, engaged in the Georges fishery, foundered off Cape Cod, crew taken
off by steamer Herman Winter. Sch. F.
R. Walker is lost with crew of fifteen men. Sch. Phantom
went ashore at Plymouth while on a haddock trip; crew saved. Sloop Venus
engaged in the haddock fishery, wrecked at Plymouth, crew saved. Albert Dunbar, 40,
native of Boothbay, Me., one of the crew of sch. Edward Trevoy,
lost in the steamer Portland while on his was home to Boothbay,
Me. Thomas Muise, one of the crew of sch. S. P. Willard,
washed from the mainboom during a gale on LaHave Bank. He was 21, single, and belonged in
Pubnico, N. S.
28th - Capt. Charles
Ellis, a former master mariner, died on board the fishing boat Pocahontas
at East Gloucester, of heart disease, aged 76. He was a widower.
5th - James Burke, Oscar Devine, and
Oscar Anderson, washed overboard form sch. Atlanta
on Bacalieu Bank. Burke was 30, a native of St. John's, N. F. and single.
Devine was 28, single, a native of St. Mary's, N. F., and Anderson
was 33, a native of Sweden and unmarried. The accident occurred at 2 o'clock in the
morning, all hands having been called to take in the mainsail, and when the job was about
half completed a heavy comber struck the vessel, washing five men overboard by the sail
sweeping against them. The two others were Daniel Sampson and Michael
O'Brien, who succeeded in grasping ropes trailing in the water and were rescued
by their shipmates.
12th - Sch. Oresa,
engaged in fresh halibut fishery, went ashore at Goose Island, beaver Harbor, N. S. during
a thick snow storm, and was a total loss. Crew saved, rowing to the mainland in their
dories, after spending the night on an island.
28th - Capt. Edwin N.
Hall, mate of sch. Emma E. Witherell, died at Placentia
Bay, N. F., while on a trip for a cargo of frozen herring, of heart disease. He was a
native of Deadman's Harbor, N. S., 52 years and left a widow and three children.