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The Solomon Poole


Sch. Solomon Poole, 81.89 tons, lost with her crew of fourteen men upon Grand Bank, probably in the heavy gale of February 9, 1885. She was owned by Messrs. Cunningham & Thompson, valued at $8000, and insured with outfits for $6420 by the local company.
Crew list as follows:

Samuel Peeples, master, left a widow in this city
William Cox, sometimes known as Michael Coleman, native of Ireland
Carl Edward, of Sweden
Nelson Anderson, of Sweden
George Greenfield, of Germany
John P. Murphy, of Eastport, Me.,
Richard Gaul, of Newfoundland
Michael Dawer, of Newfoundland
Colen McFadden, of Underwood, Ontario
Joseph Bowen, of Halifax, N. S.
William Grant, of Gloucester
Thomas Higgins, of Canso, N. S.
James Philbrick, of Salem, Mass.
John Carey, cook, of Sydney, C. B.

All were single men except the master. The cook left a mother in Scotland.


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