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1918

 

January

5th -William E. Welch, 33 years old, single, native of Bay Bulls, N.F., on of the crew of schooner Laverna, drowned at Boston Fish Pier, by falling overboard while boarding the vessel.

6th - Captain Nathaniel C. Day, 69 years old, native of Newfoundland, mate of schooner Margaret, fell dead from heart disease on board the vessel while on her passage home from Bay of Islands, N.F., left widow and six children.

19th - Asaph Misner, 33 years old, single, native of Pleasantville, N.S., and James Willneff, 40 years old, single, native of Stonehurst, N.S., washed overboard from schooner John J. Fallon on Brown’s bank.

28th - William Madsen, 34 years old, single, native of Denmark, one of the crew of schooner Senator, died at the Chelsea Marine Hospital.


February

5th - Peter J. Foley, 30 years old, single, native of Placentia, N.F., fell overboard from schooner Hesperus about 60 miles east of Thatcher’s Island.

13th - Charles Johnson, 49 years old, native of Sweden, washed overboard from schooner Robert and Arthur on Georges.

20th - Timothy McDougall, 36 years old, native of Aspey Bay, C.B., washed overboard from schooner Laverna on Georges, left widow and three step-children.

22nd - Neil McLean, 31 years old, single, native of Aspey Bay, C.B., one of the crew of schooner Ruth and Margaret, died at the Boston City Hospital.

24th - Patrick Fitzpatrick, 42 years old, single, native of Placentia, N.F., lost overboard from schooner Florizel.


March

15th - Thomas Howell, 40 years old, single, native of Nova Scotia, drowned from schooner Tattler at sea.


May

14th - Murdock Beaton, 48 years old, single, native of Port Hood, C.B.; Conrad Williams, 27 years old, single; William Burbridge, 40 years old, native of Maine, widower, left one child; Patrick Powers, 47 years old, native of Newfoundland, left widow and five children; Caesar Doucette, 40 years old, native of Yarmouth County, N.S., widower, left two children, and Peter Powers, 50 years old, native of Nova Scotia, left widow and one child, part of the crew of schooner Benjamin A. Smith, drowned by the capsizing of their dory when the schooner was run down by the Norwegian steamer Commodore Perkins, 25 miles south of Barnegal.


July

23rd - William Doucette, 52 years old, native of Digby County, N.S., died on board steamer Thelma, of heart trouble, left widow and six children.  Gustavus Amero, 40 years old, single, native of Pubnico, N.S., knocked overboard from schooner Thomas S. Gorton off Seal Island.


August

1st - Freeman A. Munro, 27 years old, native of Whitehead, N.S. fell from bowsprit of schooner Monarch on La Have bank, left widow and one child.


September

13th - Ronald McDonald, 35 years old, single, native of Newfoundland, one of the crew of schooner Lottie G. Merchant, drowned in collision between the schooner and schooner Mary F. Barrett, 18 miles southeast of Monhegan.

16th - Baptiste R. White, 46 years old, native of France, engaged in boat fishing, died at Provincetown, left widow.


November

6th - Amel Nelson, 43 years old, single, native of Sweden, one of the crew of schooner Monarch, drowned at Lane’s wharf by falling overboard while boarding the vessel.

18th - Michael White, 34 years old, single, native of Placentia Bay, N.F., washed overboard from schooner Sumerville on Western bank.

29th - Joseph Ferandeiroes, 41 years old, native of Lisbon, Portugal, one of the crew of schooner Flora L. Oliver, drowned on Grand Banks by the capsizing of his dory, left widow and two children.

 

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