After drifting helplessly in
two dories in a thick fog, the nine members of the crew of The
Exeter were rescued by the crew of the Boston beam trawler Illinois,
near the spot, 50 miles south of Cape Sable where the ship had burst into flames.
17th - Losing his balance when a heavy sea struck the boat, one man was
thrown overboard and drowned on Georges bank from the Boston boat The Flow.
17th - One man was swept
to death, all 12 dories smashed, the entire starboard rail from the forerigging aft ripped
away, and damage to the extent of $10,000 done to The
Raymonde before she righted herself an hour later.
27th - One man was washed overboard when
his dory capsized in rough weather on Grand Banks from The
4th - Hurled 60 feet, from masthead to the
deck, caused instant death to a crewman aboard the sch. The Doris M. Hawes, while swordfishing 200 miles
southeast half south of Eastern Point, when the top of the mast broke off, 15 feet from
12th - Two young men
and a mongrel dog on their first salt water fishing trip were given up by the authorities
as lost at sea.