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SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS
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 1855Seven vessels and twenty-ones lives were lost this year, viz: Two vessels and sixteen lives on Georges; two vessels and five lives in the coasting trade; on schooner in Bay mackerel fishing, and two in the shore fishery, as follows:
Schooner REPORTER, lost on Georges in March. She had a crew of eight men, viz: John Bearse, Master: Samuel Bearse, Edward Stuart, Jospeh Saxton, James Rich, Nicholas Gifford, Charles Wooden, Michael Clary. Owned by Joseph O. Proctor, and others,Valued at $4,500, insured for $3,500.
Schooner ABNER L. COLBY, lost on Georges, in March, eight men: James Brown, Master: John J. Hutt,. Was. McCaleb, John Pyne, James Sullivan, James Marr, James Flarhety, John Powers. Owned by Addison Merchant & Co, Valued at $4,000: insured for $3,500.
Schooner BESSIE NEAL, in the trading business, lost on the passage from Prince Edward's Island to this port. Had a crew of five men, viz: Joseph Herrick, Jr., Master: John McDonald, Mate; Duncan Hay, Isaac Hyde, James Roderick. Owned by C. E. & F. Grover and others. Valued at $5,000; insured for $3,000.
Schooner MARY JONES, Friend, Master: mackereling, lost on Prince Edwards Island, in September. Crew Saved. Owned by George Friend, Jr,. and others. Valued at $2,500: insured for $2,200.
Schooner SOMERVILLE, George Adams, Master; bound for Willminton, N. C. sunk July 18th. Crew saved. Owned by David Babson and others, and insured.
Schooner PHILANTHROPHIST , Tristram Griffin, Master; lost at mouth of Annisquam Harbor, December 24th. Crew saved. Owned by master. Valued at $1,500; insured for $1,200.
Schooner VAN, Lost on Folly Island, Me. Crew saved. Owned by Daniel Robinson. Valued at $1,400; insuted for $1,200.
Choose from the list of shipwrecks (lost ships) from the Port of Gloucester Massachusetts with names of crew members and passengers who died: 1832 | 1833 | 1834 | 1835 (no ships) | 1836 | 1837 | 1838 | 1839 | 1840 | 1841 | 1842 | 1843 | 1844 | 1845 | 1846 | 1847 | 1848(no ships) | 1849 | 1850 | 1851 | 1852 | 1853 | 1854 | 1855 | 1856 | 1857 | 1858 | 1859 | 1860 | ... more to follow [With thanks to Volunteer Transcriber Peggy Broughton, Proofreader Laura Freeman]
Gloucester United Fire Society 1845 Roster Rules and Orders Agreed to be Observed by the United Fire Society. Instituted at Gloucester, Sandy Bay, (Now called Rockport,) January 3d, 1807. Includes a roster of members from 1808 to 1845.
This is a "bucket brigade" that preceeded the establishment of a fire department in the town. "That if any Fire should be permitted to break out in Rockport, we will be helpful to each other in extinguishing the same". [$]
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