Sch. Ella M. Goodwin,
121 tons gross, 86 tons net, built at Essex in 1901, foundered on the passage from
Newfoundland with a cargo of frozen herring probably in a gale on January 21, 1911 the day
on which she left Bay of Islands. Her crew of 10 men consisted of:
Capt. James D. Goodwin,
master, 41, native of Pubnico, N. S., left widow and five children
Capt. Lewis Devine, mate, 48, native of Barrington, N. S., leaves widow
John L. Nickerson, cook, 32, native of Pubnico, N. S., left widow and
Thomas Prior, 35, single, native of Bremen, Me.
Albert Blair, 30, single, native of Lunenburg, N. S.
Oscar Larkin, 44, single, native of Pubnico, N. S.
Nathaniel Quinlan, 24, single, native of Cape Island, N. S.
Alexander Tarr, 22, single, native of Liverpool, N. S.
Joseph Reed, 29, single, native of Newfoundland
Joseph Breen, 25, single, native of Newfoundland
The vessel was owned by M. Walen & Son and
valued at $11,000 and insured by the Gloucester Mutual Fishing Insurance Company for $5125
on the vessel and $4000 on the outfits and cargo.