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1927

 

April

4th - The Pennsylvania railroad’s 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 missing.


August

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. 


October

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.


December

1st - The Governor Marshall was lost because of a pin in the compass box.   Capt. D’Entremont and his crew of 20 men got away in the ship’s dories

 

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