Friday, December 12, 2014



          New York, August 30th.-Captain Haskell of schooner Mary E. Palmer, writes to
     explain that the "captains of the two Palmer schooners-Mary E and William B-at
     Norfolk, 28th, from Guantanamo Bay, did not clear from the Custom House at Key
    West, Florida, but were subject to the orders of the North Atlantic Squadron officers,
     and was therefore no mistake made by the aforesaid captains, as has been published."
     The captains were detained 24 hours by orders from Washington.
          Bath, August 31st.-At G. G. Deering's yard the new big 4-masted schooner is
     half framed out. The schooner William C. Tanner is receiving half time survey, and
     the Ralph M. H. Hayward was given an overhauling.

          Edgartown, Mass., August 30th.-Arrived schooner Kate Walker from New
     York for this port, with coal, grounded on Chappaquiddick Point, this morning.
     She will float with the slight damage, at high water tonight.
          Boston, August 31st.-The brig N. P. Doane made an unsuccessful attempt last
     night to raise the schooner S. A. Paine, which sank in Broad Sound, off Fawn Bar,
     while inward bound on  Tuesday morning from Deer Isle. She will be stripped and
          Hyannis, August 30th.-Schooner Lucy Hammond reported ashore, was floated
     yesterday afternoon, and remains here.
          Vineyard Haven, September 1st.-The disabled schooner George W. Glover,
     which was towed in here recently from Nauset by the British schooner Harry,
     proceeded in tow this morning for New Bedford, where she will be repaired.
         Schooner Florence Randall, Thompson, (captain) , from New York for
    Ferdinanda,(Prague?) went ashore Wednesday forenoon on the south point of
    Big May Island, south of Edisto Island, South Carolina. She is buried in the sand
    to the turn of her bilges-chances of saving the vessel are poor. The Florence
    Randall was built in Bath in 1882, and hailed from Port Jefferson, New York.
          Boston, September 5th.-The owners of fishing schooner Etta M. Doughty,
    which was dismasted by collision on La Have (Canada?) with British steamer
    Columbia, will bring suit against the owners of the steamer to recover damages.
          The four-masted schooner Mary Palmer, from Norfolk for Boston, coal laden,
     went ashore on Georges Island during a dense fog on Monday. She lies at high
     water, with the assistance of a tug.
          New York, September 3rd.-Schooner E. H. Weaver, Captain Faulkingham, from
     Philadelphia for Bridgeport, Ct., went ashore on Romer Shoals early this forenoon.
     Several attempts have been made to float her, but without success. The E. H.
     Weaver was built in Bath in 1882, and hails from New Haven, Connecticut.
          Vineyard Haven, September 4th.-Schooner H. I. Whiton, from Kennebunk for
     New York lost port anchor on Nantucket  Shoal last night.  Procured another
     here from (schooner?) Susie D.

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