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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 1851Another disastrous year to the Gloucester fishing fleet, resulting in the loss of nine vessels, and thirty-two lives. all in the mackerel fishery, but one, and she was on Georges.
Schooner OCEAN QUEEN, was lost on Georges the 27th of November. There were eight men on board as follows: Josiah Spinney, Master; George Horn, George Wolf, Stephen Snyder, William G. Nickerson, Thomas Henderson, Edward Armstrong, Amos Stuart. Owned by George Friend & Co.Valued at $3.000; insured for $2,500.
Schooner FLIRT, sank at her anchors in the Bay of St. Lawrence, during the terrible gale of October 3rd. Had fourteen men on Board. Aaron Stubbs, Master; Joseph Chandler, John Stubbs, Hugh Harnden, Edward Monsen, William Danphney, George Fenly, Stephen Nickerson William Forbes, Dean W. Woodbury, James Smith, John Shaw, and two more whose names are unknown. Owned by the master and Samuel Wonson & Sons. Valued at $4,000; insured for $3.500;
Schooner PRINCESTON, lost in the Bay of St. Lawerence, in October. Had ten Men,Viz; Thomas Guard, Master; Charles Wonson, Jr., John Gerring, Jr., Peter Shean, William W. Shean, Solomon Mehlman, Arnold Mason, Warren Pinkham, John Morrissey, Wm.Duffy, Owned by Benjamin Parsons & Sons. Valued at $3,000; insured for $2,000.
Schooner JUBILEE, run down in the Bay of St. Lawrence, by schooner Summit. Crew saved. Owned by Daniel B. Hodges. Valued at $900; insured for $800.
Schooner DANIEL P. KING, Harty, Master; lost at Cape Breton, October 12th. Crew saved. Owned by Moses Tarr. Valued at $3,500; insured for $3.000.
Schooner REDWING, lost at Chetticamp, October 12th. Crew Saved. Owned by the master and Messrs. Garland & Cunningham, of Baltimore. Valued at $4,000; insured for $3,500.
Schooner GARLAND, James McIntire, Master, lost at Malpec, in October, Crew Saved. Owned by the master and Messrs. Garland and Cunningham of Baltimore, Valued at $4,000; insured for $3,500.
Schooner PAWHATTEN, lost in the Bay of St. Lawrence, in October. Crew Saved. Owned at Annisquam. Valued at $1,500; insured for $1,200.
Schooner ELEANOR, Lost at Malpec in October. Crew Saved. Owned by Robert Fears and others. Valued at $4,000; insured for $3,500.
Choose from the list of shipwrecks (lost ships) from the Port of Gloucester Massachusetts with names of crew members and passengers who died: 1832 | 1833 | 1834 | 1835 (no ships) | 1836 | 1837 | 1838 | 1839 | 1840 | 1841 | 1842 | 1843 | 1844 | 1845 | 1846 | 1847 | 1848(no ships) | 1849 | 1850 | 1851 | 1852 | 1853 | 1854 | 1855 | 1856 | 1857 | 1858 | 1859 | 1860 | ... more to follow [With thanks to Volunteer Transcriber Peggy Broughton, Proofreader Laura Freeman]
Gloucester United Fire Society 1845 Roster Rules and Orders Agreed to be Observed by the United Fire Society. Instituted at Gloucester, Sandy Bay, (Now called Rockport,) January 3d, 1807. Includes a roster of members from 1808 to 1845.
This is a "bucket brigade" that preceeded the establishment of a fire department in the town. "That if any Fire should be permitted to break out in Rockport, we will be helpful to each other in extinguishing the same". [$]
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