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The Bellerophon


February 5, 1882

Sch. Bellerophon lost on Grand Bank halibuting trip in gale. Built at Essex in 1873, and owned by Messrs. Michael Walen & Son. Insured by the Gloucester Mutual Fishing Insurance Co.  She was out in the severe gale of Feb. 5th, and it was reported that she was seen previous to this gale with her windlass broken.
Crew of fourteen lost:

Alfred Wyman, master, single
James E. Mullen, left a widow and children
Lee F. Gilpatrick, widow and children
Andrew J. Olson, widow and three children
George Rudolph Lizdald, widow and child
William W. Marshall
Frank Long
Alex. McCloud
Joseph A. Campbell
James McNair
Francis A. Harding
William H. Cook
Samuel Hayes
H. P. Peterson


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