Sunday, July 27, 2014
THE PORTLAND TRANSCRIPT, July 17, 1869
Schooner Sarah Helen, Capt. Gray from Nassau, N. P., for Roatan, Island, Honduras,
was totally lost 6th ult., with her cargo. Her captain arrived at Mobile 6th inst. She
registered 96 tons and was built in Bremen, Me., in 1868 and hailed from New York.
Schooner Raven, (of Bucksport) Capt. Parker, Machias, for Newport, went ashore
on the Hedge Fence, Vineyard Sound, 5th inst., in consequence of the wheel rope
parting. About 5000 feet of lumber was discharged when the wheel came off and
immediately commenced to reload. She had previously lost an anchor on the
A cable dispatch 5th states that ship Ontario, Capt. Watson, was abandoned at
sea. May 30th. Crew saved.
Schooner Agnes was run into 5th inst., while at anchor at Homes Hole, and lost
Ship J. P. Whitney, Calcutta, for Mauritius, (off coast of Africa in Indian Ocean)
was abandoned at sea April 9th. She registered 1020 tons, was built in Castine, Me.,
in 1863, and was owned at Calcutta.
Arrived at New York, July 3rd, big Nellie Chase, Capt. Upton, Portland;
4th, schooner Mary Ella, Portland; 6th, Harriet Fuller, Capt. Willard, Portland;
11th, Lizzie L. Mills, Capt. Farnum, Elizabethport for Portland.