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The Clara F. Friend


Sch. Clara F. Friend 61.68 tons, built in this city in 1867, owned by Edwin C. McIntire, valued at $2000 and insured on outfits for $500, wrecked on Eastern Head near entrance to Liverpool Harbor, N. S., February 9, 1895 and her crew lost.
She had a crew of twelve men, as follows:

Fred Benson, captain, 35, had a wife and two children residing on Hammond street
James Warner, about 30, a native of New Jersey, unmarried
Robert Merchant, 35, a native of this city, brother-in-law of the captain
Magnus Spencer, 25 years, unmarried, a native of Iceland
Thurston Victor, 25, a native of Iceland, unmarried
Simon Meuse, 25, a native of Nova Scotia, unmarried
Michael Cardigan, 35, unmarried
William Fogarty, 35 and unmarried
Fred. McAuley, a native of Nova Scotia, 24
John Olsen, aged 45 years
John Smith, 50, a native of Nova Scotia
George Olsen, 35, a native of Sweden


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