Wednesday, September 2, 2015
THE PORTLAND TRANSCRIPT, June 9, 1887
Schooner Unison, from Gardiner, landed at Gloucester 1st ins., James Hinkley, one
of the crew of the fishing schooner Edith L. Conley, who was picked up off Sequin,
after four days in his dory without food or water.
At East Boothbay, 3rd inst., Albert Kenniston purchased at auction fishing
schooners, Nellie Grant, Odd Fellow and Effort.
Schooner General S. E. Merwin was sold at auction on 28th to satisfy the demand
of the salvages and was bid in by her present owner, Henry Sutton, of New Haven, for
Waldoboro, May 30th.-Schooner Daylight of New Haven, coal laden, before reported
ashore on Three kegs, has been floated and is now beached at Harbor Island. The captain
has gone to Bath for steam tug and steam pump, and after temporary repairs the vessel will
proceed to Bangor and discharge.
Later-The Daylight was towed to Bangor 31rd.
Ship I. F. Chapman, Thompson, at San Francisco from New York, reports had heavy gales
for 21 days off Cape Horn, the ship's deck being under water most of the time.
Schooner Clara B. Kennard, at Dover 1st inst., from Rockland, had to throw over 70
casks of lime that had caught fire.
Yarmouth, N. S.,May 30th-Fishing schooner Lizzie Lee, of Lamoine (before reported,)
was got off Seal Island and towed here with loss of part keel.
Schooner Pierce, Dodge, from Bangor for Boston, with brick, put into Seal Harbor 30th,
inst., leaking badly and was run on the flats.
Schooner Clara J. Wilbur at Boston from Hayti (sic) reports on the outward passage
from Wiscasset for Port an Prince, had a terrific gale off Highland Light, during which
shipped heavy seas, which carried away part of deck load, broke cathead, blew away jib
and tore away stay sails, broke steering gear, flooded cabin, forecastle and galleys,
damaging the vessel's stores, &c.
Schooner Fleetwing, of Belfast, lately sunk at Deer Isle with 165 tons of granite, has been
raised by L. E. Lunt & Co., of Portland, and taken to Belfast.
Perth Amboy, N. J., June 3rd-Schooner M. Draper, hence for Hallowell grounded
yesterday, but was helped off by tug Governor Fenta, and proceeded uninjured.
Schooner Nellie Shaw, Thompson, from Nassau, N. P. for Machias, in ballast went
ashore on Barrett's Point, Grand Bahamas, and became a total wreck. Captain. and crew
and materials saved and reached Nassau morning the 27th.