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The Mary Burnham


Sch. Mary Burnham 65.71 tons, seven years old, lost on LaHave Bank in January 1877. Owned by Harvey Knowlton, Jr., Value $4712; insurance $4623 with the Gloucester Mutual Fishing Insurance Company.
Crew as follows:

Alexander Lyle, master
James Howard
John Willow
David S. Merchant
Thomas Lauray
Lawrence McVarish
Randall McVarish
Alex. McVarish
James Campbell
Robert King
Edward Martyn

Four women were widowed and six children left fatherless by this disaster.


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