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The John F. Wonson

 

Sch. John F. Wonson , 55.13 tons, built in Essex in 1868, owned by John F. Wonson & Co., sailed for Brown's Bank August 4, 1886 and was never again heard from.  Insured by the Gloucester Mutual Fishing Insurance Company for $1908 with $1600 additional on outfits in the same office. 
She had a crew of ten men, as follows:

Charles Doty, master, native of Shelburne, N. S., left widow and three children in this city
Alexander Tupper, belonging in this city, widow and three children
Frank Whitney, of Mount Desert, widow and two children
Joseph Monroe, a native of Shelburne, N. S., widow and four children in this city
Alexander Martin, of Salmon River, N. S.
George Magee,  native of Deer Island, N. B., single
Calvin Cook,
native of Deer Island, N. B., single
Hugh Craig,
native of Deer Island, N. B., single
Robert Melanson, native of St. Mary's Bay, N. S., single

 

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