6th - Simon Sampson, 28,
single, native of Arichat, N. S., knocked overboard form sch. Eliza H.
Parkhurst off Sable Island.
11th - John D. Husing, a
former master mariner, one of the crew of sch. Carrie F. Roberts
of Boston, fell form Central wharf and died. He was 54, native of Baltimore Md., and
13th - Sch. Edith
M. McInnis has narrow escape from foundering of LeHave Bank.
14th - Sch. Edith
M. McInnis ran ashore near Cape Sable lighthouse during a thick fog, while
on a haddocking trip; crew saved.
16th - Body
of Capt. John D. Hasing found in dock, aged 54 years.
20th - John Griffin, a native
of Newfoundland, 72, one of the crew of sch. Oliver F. Kilham of
Beverly, died on Georges form heart disease.
26th - Sch. Carl
W. Baxter engaged in the winter haddock fishery, foundered on Brown's Bank,
having been wrecked by a severe gale on the previous day. The crew were taken off by men
from the steamer Mourne, and landed at Boston.
28th - Olaf Olsen,
fisherman from sch. __erald picked up off Salt Island in badly
29th - Died at Woods Harbor,
N. S., Capt. Nehemiah Nickerson, 52 years.
8th - Sch. Avalon
goes ashore off Manchester, but is afterwards floated.
12th - Ice floe reaches from
inner harbor to Ten Pound Island. Capt. John W. Greenlaw of sch. Annie
Greenlaw, was struck by the mainboom and knocked overboard and drowned off
Chatham, aged 40 years, left widow and two children.. Gustavus Copperbrush goes
astray from sch. Clara P. Seawall and wades ashore through half
a mile of freezing water at Ipswich bar.
14th - Sch. A. M. Burnham lost in gale with crew of
twelve men. Charles Sadler was washed overboard from sch. M.
H. Perking on Brown's Bank. He was 40, single and a native of Halifax
county, N. S.
15th - Schs. Carl
W. Baxter and Sarah founder on the banks; crew of
the former taken off by steamer Mourne, and of the latter by
sch. Mabel Leighton.
20th - Fire damages steamer William
H. Moody at Pigeon Cove.
21st - Arthur Munroe , 19,
single and a native of Whitehead, N. S., fell overboard form sch. Senator
on Grand Banks.
27th - Capt. Ernest
Cross of sch. Mizpah washed overboard on Georges and
drowned; aged 30, single, and a native of Beaver Harbor, N. S. .
1st - Capt. of sch. Mary
Cabral locates wreck of sch. Portland on Middle
4th - Dominion government
presents watch to Capt. Nelson of sch. Hiram Lowell
and $40 to each of the crew for rescue of crew of Br. sch. Narcissus.
11th - William F. Morse rescued
from dock. Sch. Carrier Dove of Boston libeled by crew to secure
fares, the captain having absconded with the proceeds of the trip.
14th - Sch. Talisman
lands largest fresh fish fare on record, 160,435 pounds.
15th - James McDonald, 25,
native of Nova Scotia, knocked overboard from sch. Miranda on
16th - Capt. Lovell
J. Hodgdon of sch. Annie Greenlaw washed overboard form
his vessel off Cape Cod, but floated back on return sea.
23rd - Athelson Morrissey,
one of the crew of Lizzie Griffin was drowned on Grand Bank by
the capsizing of his dory. His dorymate, Albert Hubbard, clung to the
strap of the dory plug until help reached him from the vessel, but Morrissey became
exhausted before assistance reached him. He was 28 years on, single, and a native of
Pubnico, N. S.
26th - Sch. A. M.
Burnham given up as lost with crew of nine men.
30th - Sch. Arthur
D. Story wrecked on Newfoundland coast.
6th - Sch. Nellie
M. Davis founders on Grand Bank.
14th - Sch. Nellie
M. Davis sprung a leak on Grand Bank during a heavy gale and foundered. Her
crew were taken off by sch. Eleanora and landed at St. Pierre. George
Latham, one of her crew, was washed overboard and drowned when the gale struck.
He was 40 years, single and a native of Liverpool, N. S. Joseph Lake, who
was at the wheel, was rendered unconscious and had the flesh torn from his arms and limbs
by a sea.
18th - Sch. Eliza
of Beverly, lost of Rose and Crown shoal; 12 of her crew drowned.
5th - Sch. Hiram
Lowell wrecked at the Magdalen Islands.
7th - Manuel M. Mitchell, 36,
a native of Portugal, one of the crew of sch. Clara M. Littlefield,
was drowned on Brown's Bank by the capsizing of his dory. He left a widow and two
9th - Reuben Jacquard and Mard
Muise, two of the crew of sch. Thetis, were drowned
while visiting their trawls. Jacquard was 42, and left a widow and six children at Tusket
Wedge, N. S. Muise was 30, and left a widow and one child in the same place.
11th - Decree of United
States district court holding owners of steamer Barnstable responsible
for loss of sch. Fortuna affirmed.
5th - Sch. Monticello
strikes on Dogbar Breakwater.
15th - Steamer City
of Gloucester went ashore off Deer Island, Boston harbor.
18th - Howard
Blackburn sails in sloop Great Western to cross the
7th - Sch. Hattie
E. Worcester went ashore on the northeast bar of Sable Island in a thick fog
while on the passage home and was a total loss. The crew escaped in their dories and rowed
to the Nova Scotia coast, it being impossible to land on Sable island.
12th - Capt. William
A. Andrews picked up at sea in exhausted condition.
17th - Sch. Hattie
E. Worcester wrecked on Sable island bar.
20th - Sch. Ethel
B. Jacobs sailed on mackerelling trip to Ireland. Hiram Smith commits
suicide by jumping overboard from sch. Pinta on LeHave Bank.
21st - John McKenzie and Charles
Goodwin go astray from sch. Henry G. French on Quero
Bank and row to Nova Scotia in four days.
27th - Passengers on steamer New
England report seeing the sea serpent.
28th - Ernest C. Publicover, age
8, drowned by falling through hole in old Low wharf.
5th - Sch. Otis
P. Lord sunk by collision off Seal Island.
6th - James Burgess one of
the crew of sch. Massasoit, commits suicide on Georges by
10th - Sch. Ethel
B. Jacobs arrives at Dingle Bay, Ireland. Capt. Eliot F. Barter of
Rocky Neck receives visit from son Frank H., of whom he had not heard for 35 years.
18th - Howard Blackburn reaches
Portia Head, England on his solo sail across the Atlantic.
23rd - Elias Miller, one of
the crew of sch. Rigel, knocked overboard on Grand Bank and was
drowning when Nathaniel Burrows and Robert Boulhier
jumped onto the water and saved him.
24th - Sch. Carrie
E. Phillips of Provincetown totally wrecked at Whitehead, Me. Morris
Fitzgerald, James Murphy, James Brothers, and William Fitzgerald, from
the Boston fishing sch. Mary A. Whalen, picked up after being
adrift 64 hours without food or water and landed here.
25th - Sch. Indiana
run into by unknown coaster off Cape Elizabeth.
29th - Coasting sch.
Edward Rich strikes on Sandy Bay breakwater, and is a total loss.
13th - Sch. American
lands 171,670 lbs. fletched halibut, stocking $13,733.80, the crew sharing $358.90.
18th - Patrick Kelley died on
board sch. Sigfrid.
10th - Sch. Ethel
B. Jacobs detained by authorities in Ireland for alleged illegal fishing.
20th - Sch. Two Forty fun down and sunk by steamer Ardanhu
in Boston harbor and four men drowned.
25th - Sch. Ethel
B. Jacobs wrecked on Abbey Island, Darrynane, Ireland.
30th - Steamer Dolphin
wrecked at Rockport.
6th - Sch. Mabel
D. Hines lands largest bank cod fare of the season, 335,000 lbs.
8th - Bark Salvadore
lands shipwrecked crew at this port.
11th - Crew of sch. Ethel
B. Jacobs arrived home.
26th- Sch. Sylvester
Whalen run down and sunk by sch. Major Pickanes,
and two men drown.
4th - Howard Blackburn
arrives in New York from Europe.
23rd - Sch. Laura
Marlon lost on Newburyport bar with crew of four men.
25th - Capt. John A. Griffin master of sch. Lizzie
Griffin, drowned at Halifax, aged 50 years.
26th - George Rutledge, 42,
native of this city, single, drowned by falling overboard while attempting to board sch. Latona
at Steele's wharf.
31st - Sch. Carrie
L. Hix strikes on Dog Bar breakwater and goes to pieces.