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Shipwrecks and Ships of Gloucester, Massachusetts Bay ColonyGloucester was founded in 1623 as a Massachusetts Bay Colony by the Dorchester Company from Dorchester England. The following list of ships plus crew and passenger names is taken from shipwrecks from Gloucester Massachusetts 1830 to 1873.
Source: The Fishermans' Memorial and Record Book by George H. Proctor (A list of vessels and their crews, Lost from the Port of Gloucester From the year 1830 to October 1, 1873. Embracing A Period of Nearly Half a Century comprising Fourteen Hundred and Thirty-Seven Names, and two hundred and Ninety -Six Vessels, including those lost in the Gale of August 24, 1873)
A list of vessels and their crews Lost from the Port of Gloucester, Massachusetts 1846There were three vessels and fifteen lives lost this year, as follows:
Schooner GENERAL SCOTT, lost on Georges in November. James Bowdoin, Master, and a crew of seven men: Anthony Wise, Noah Quiner, Seth Foster, John Hawley, Joseph Getting, Benjamin Millet, George Millett. Owned by David Parkhurst. Valued at $2,400; insured for $1,600.
Schooner CANTON , lost on Georges in November. Had seven men, as follows: James Norwood, Jr., Master; John Saunders, Jr., Elisha Lufkin, Samuel Parsons, Ephraim Tibbtts, Isaac Poole, John Woodbury. Owned by Sameul W. Brown, Valued at $1,500; insured for $1,200.
Schooner FRANCIS ELIZABETH, lost near Sparling's Point, Me., November 25th. Crew Saved. Valued at $1.000; insured for $800.
Choose from the list of shipwrecks (lost ships) from the Port of Gloucester Massachusetts with names of crew members and passengers who died: 1832 | 1833 | 1834 | 1835 (no ships) | 1836 | 1837 | 1838 | 1839 | 1840 | 1841 | 1842 | 1843 | 1844 | 1845 | 1846 | 1847 | 1848(no ships) | 1849 | 1850 | 1851 | 1852 | 1853 | 1854 | 1855 | 1856 | 1857 | 1858 | 1859 | 1860 | ... more to follow [With thanks to Volunteer Transcriber Peggy Broughton, Proofreader Laura Freeman]
Gloucester United Fire Society 1845 Roster Rules and Orders Agreed to be Observed by the United Fire Society. Instituted at Gloucester, Sandy Bay, (Now called Rockport,) January 3d, 1807. Includes a roster of members from 1808 to 1845.
This is a "bucket brigade" that preceeded the establishment of a fire department in the town. "That if any Fire should be permitted to break out in Rockport, we will be helpful to each other in extinguishing the same". [$]
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