6th - John Santos,
doryman on The Adventure, tried the
impossible when he attempted to swim aboard after his dory was overturned, despite the
fact that he was heavily weighted down with his oilskins, and high boots. He was
drowned before the very eyes of his dorymates, who were powerless to aid him.
28th - Benjamin Goddard,
54 years of Gloucester, was lost from his vessel, local sch. The Laura Goulart.
12th -Six Gloucester men went to their
doom when the 55-foot auxiliary gill netting boat The
Virginia and Joan II, believed heavily loaded with pollock, was unable
to withstand the onslaught of a gale in Ipswich bay.