4th - The Pennsylvania railroads tug
Salibsury, crashed into the local mackerel seiner The Thelma, sending the latter to bottom in 10 fathoms
of water. The crew barely had time to escape before the waters closed over their craft.
11th - The
Commonwealth, blazing from stem to stern, sank in a stormy seas, leaving
the crew to pick their way in the small double dories. When the men had been put
aboard the Parker, nine were accounted for, and 12 others were
24th -"Five battered dories and a
pair of oars marked " Columbia ",
were reported today washed up on Sable Island, the "Graveyard of the Atlantic".
They were lost from the craft during the storm of August 24, it is believed."
The Mayflower lost its captain when he
was washed overboard.
The big August storm, the Harvard,
the Edith C. Rose, and the Marion McLoon all in trouble, aided by
the Coast Guard.
24th - The Ingomar - one man fell overboard and drowned.
29th - - Smashing her
way through a blinding fog, the Boston bound liner Presidente Wilson,
early this morning rammed and sank the local fishing schooner Avalon.
1st - The
Governor Marshall was lost because of a pin in the compass box.
Capt. DEntremont and his crew of 20 men got away in the ships