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The majority of identified derelicts have been reported only once, and these are given in chronological order below. Amongst those for 1893 are a few that were seen more than once, but whose drift tracks are not known on account of a lack of definite information.

Derelicts reported but once.

1887.

Secord, schooner, 45 25' N., 64 28" W. February 1.
Lalia, bark, 37° N., 50° W. February 1.
Virginia, bark, 22 N., 17° W. February 7.
Louise Wichards, bark, 42° N., 42°W. February 28.
Keewaydin, bark, 42' N., 25° W. March 1.
James Ford, schooner, 36'550' N., 73' 20' W.

March 15.
Cortesia, bark, 27° 55' N., 66° 43' W. March lö.
Jobanne, bark, 32° 27' N., 73 15' W. March 15.
Wanderer, schooner, 36° N., 17° W. March 16.
Suomi, bark, 44° 52' N., 427' W. April 21.
Alice, bark, 44° N., 30 W. April 27.
Christina, bark, 15 N., 9' W. May 16.
Melbourne, bark, 45° N., 42. W. May 13.
Minstrel King, bark, 41° N., 33° W. May 21.
Holsatia, schooner, 47° N., 6° W. July 3.
Avenis, schooner, foundered, Banks of Newfoundland.

September 6. Clara Pickens, brig, 35° 40' N., 72° 25' W. Octo

ber 25. Domingo, steamship, 33° 36' N., 73° 48' W. Novem

ber 1. Albert H. Cross, schooner, 33° 45' N., 73° 40' W.

November 30. Elizabeth, schooner, 35' 46' N., 70W. Novem.

ber 29. Sheila, bark, 34 30' N., 73° 30' W. November 27. M. & A. Morrison, schooner, 42° 26' N., 70° 04' W.

November 20. Alfred, brig, 32° 30' N., 78 55' W. November 17. William Weber, schooner, 40° 10' N., 60° 41' W.

December 26. Kate Carnie, bark, 36° N., 56° 20' W. December 16. Concha Ballister, bark, 32° 10' N., 64° 30' W. Decem

ber 1. Seretha, brigantine, 50° 02' N., 21° 19' W. Decem

ber 26.

1889.

Garnet, brig. 36° 09' N., 75° 04' W. January 5. Fannie Atkinson, schooner, 2. 10' N., 833° 50' W.

February 7. Johanna, brig, 36° 40' N., 7:3° 14' W. March 22. Saragossa, steamship, 29° 57' N., 74° 30' W. March 22. Linah C. Kaminski, schooner, 36° 53' N., 74° 21' W.

March 23. Marcus A. Ward, schooner, 38° 21' N., 69° 51' W.

March 24. Laura, ship, 38° N., 74° W. April 5. Addie M. Chadwick, schooner, 41° 40' N., 69° 30' W.

April 4. Clotilde, schoenor, 41° 50' N., 69° 24' W. April 7. Arianna, sohooner, 42° 30' N., 69° 50' W. April 8. L. B. Marts, schooner, 37° 10' N., 75° 10' W. April 13. L. B. Young, schooner, 33° 21' N., 69° W. April 20. Edith, schooner, 41° 45' N,, 68° 48' W. May 5. Vidette, steamship, 23° 50' N., 81° W. June 13. Alice Hearn, schooner, 34° 50' N., 75° 10' W. June 14. Joseph Baymore, schooner, 40° 01' N., 49° 30' W.

July 24. Monmouth, schooner, 43° 50' N., 69° 50' W. July 30. City of Montreal, steamship, 42° 45' N., 41° 41' W.

July 30. Triumphant, ship, 43° N., 550 W. August 28. Clyde, ship, 46° 52' N., 40° W. August 30. W. H. Latimer, brig, 28° 20' N., 54° 28' W. August 31. Orguell, bark, 48° X., 18° W. September 5. Lammergeier, bark, 45° 54' N., 18° (8'W. Septem

ber 1. John Mann, ship, 47° 27' N., 17° 21' W. September 2. Emeline, brig, 37° N., 67' W. September 5. Lillian Baxter, schooner, 43° 20' N., 61° 30' W.

September 5. Journal, bark, 45° 12' N., 67° 30' W. September 23. Samarang, bark, 45° 55' V., 33° 31' W. September 5. Phitos, bark, 44° 54' N., 42° 46' W. September 20. Ocean Friend, schooner, 46° 40' N., 49° 37' W.

September 13. Hope, bark. 30° 42' N., 73° W. September 15. St. Pierre, sloop, 44°20' V., 51° 20' W. Septem

ber 30. Renpor, steamship, 34' 01 N., 30° 25' W. Septem

ber 24. Parthia, ship, 44° 29' N., 15° 04' W. September 3. Salvator Massa, bark, 3:30 N., 470 W. September 15. Lavarella Suocero, bark, 10° N., 57? W. Septem

ber 27. Paron, brig, 31° 50' N., 30° W. October 23. Nordlyset, brig, 17° 16' N., 53° 31' W. October 28. New Brunswick, bark, 45° N., 42° W. October 2. Happy Home, schooner, 44° 29' N., 60° 40' W.

October 10. Dahlia, brig, 21° 06' N., 6210' W. November 7. Mary G. Collins, schooner, 38° 30' N., 72° 17' W'.

December 19. Henrietta, schooner, 24° 36' N., 67° 12' W. Decem

ber 7. Valuta, bark, 43° N., 20° W. December 31.

Probo, tark, 47° 20' N., 30° W. January 13.
Helen Marion, brig, 49° N., 15° W. January 10.
Christina, brig, 36° 35' N., 71° 10' W. January 11.
Maryatt, bark, 33° 30' N., 76° W. February 25.
Albert Russell, barkentine, at sea. February 11.
Canton, schooner, 34° 30' N., 74° 40' W. March 22.
Der Nord, bark, 34° 22' N., 75° 05' W. April 10.
J. S. Moulton, schooner, 35° N., 74° W. April 10.
Sosefa, brig, never heard from. April.
Wm. Fisher, schooner, never heard from. April.
Nellie Swist, schooner, never heard from. April.
Franc Lambirth, schooner, never heard from. April.
Enoch Turly, schooner, never heard from. April.
Don Jacinto, brig, never heard from. April.
George Aery, schooner, never heard from. April.
Commodore Bateman, schooner, at sea. April 13.
Charles H. Hanchill, schooner, never heard from.

April.
Johannes Rod, bark, 26' N., 49° W. May 9.
Patriot Queen, sloop, 49° 18' N., 24° 32' W. Jane 7.
Robert Myham, schooner, 39 N., 67° 40' W. June 18.
Favorite, schooner, 46° 50' N., 64° 40' W. June 23.
Aurora, brig, 34° 20' N., 31° 17' W. June 8.
Sarah A. Dudman, bark, 37° 15' N., 71° 40' W.

June 28. Rachael Coney, brig, rerer heard from. June. Rebecca H. Taulane, schooner, 42 05' N., 70° 02' W.

July 16. Giacomo Martola, bark, 41° 02' N., 52° 10' W.

August 4. Emilia, bark, 190° N., 24° W. August 11. A lsylva, bark, 38° 57' N., 74° 50' W. September 12. Carrie Hall Lister, schooner, 39° 06' N., 70° 37' W.

September 12 Sirius, brig, 37° N., 70 W. September 10. Erna, bark, 39° 50' N., 74° 06' W. September 13. Elizabeth Winslow, brig, 27° 10' N., 79° 40' W.

August 9. Henry Clay, schooner, 41° 10' N., 71° 25' W.

September 20. Antonio Perez, brigantine, 40° 47' N., go 18 W.

September 28. Gaston T. Hubbard, schooner, nerer heard from.

September. John H. Kranz, schooner, never heard from. Sep

tember. J. & L. van, schooner, at sea. September 10. Martha N. Hall, schooner, never heard from. Sep

tember.

1888.

Goethe, bark, 41° 44' N., 11° 19' W. January 27.
Lilian, brig, 44° N., 15° W. January 1.
Agatha, bark, 14° 15' N., 58° 10' W. January 26.
Favorita, schooner, 40° 18' N., 9° 38' W. January 4.
Jason, bark, 39 12' N., 21 36' W. January 1.
Moss Rose, bark, 47° N., 7° W. January 6.
Sophia I. Winterton, schooner, 41° N., 67° W.

January 1.
Gooliva, ship, 49° 34' N., 10° W. January 1.
Jupiter, bark, 49° 20' N., 9° 22' W. Jannary 26.
Norddeutsche Seewarte, brigantine, 43° N., 18° W.

January 11. Mary Bent, schooner, 43' 25' N., 66° 10' W.

January 20. D. A. Huntley, schooner, 38 34' N., 61° 45' W.

January 29.

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Centennial, schooner, never heard from. December. Rescue, bark, never heard from. December. Lindesnaes, bark, abandoned, 38° N., 60° W. Decem

ber 3. Pollux, steamship, abandoned, 54° 14' N., 21° 15' W.

December 29.

David Brown, jun., schooner, never heard from.

September. Furman L. Mulford, schooner, 30° 10' N., 79° 30' W.

November 17. Alfred, brig, 32° 30' N., 78° 55' W. November 17. Lookout, schooner, never heard from. November. John L. Hasbrouck, schooner, never heard from.

November Carrie S. Bailey, schooner, never heard from.

November. Sparrowhawk, schooner, 44° 40' N., 61° 30' W.

December 23. Wilhelm, bark, 42° N., 34° W. December 18. Millie G. Bowne, schooner, 33° 10' N., 51° 10' W.

December 22. Juan, barkentine, 50° 18' N., 28° 48' W. Decem

ber 20. Jernbyrd, bark, 36° 15' N., 43° 27' W. December 8. Bridgewater, ship, never heard from. December. C. B. Church, schooner, never heard from. Decem

ber. Charles R. Lewis, bark, never heard from. Decem

ber.

1890.

Mertola, bark, 38° N., 60° W. January 11.
Nordcap, bark, 44° 21' N., 35° 34' W. January 14.
Louise, schooner, 48° N., 8o W. January 11.
John A. Rapp, schooner, 39° 10' N., 7205' W.

January 10.
George, bark, 4:3° 17' N., 39° 25' W. January 29.
Rosedale, bark, 54° 34' N., 14° 02' W. January 26.
Romola, schooner, 1° 50' N., 44° 45' W. January 28.
Alice May, schooner, abandoned, 29° 12' N., 59° 43' W.

January 8. Vidette, schooner, Grand Banks, N.F. January 22. Meteor, bark, 430 07' N., 48° 54' W. February 17. Peter, bark, 35° N., 32° W. March 9. Osseo, bark, 45° N., 12° W. March 22. Rebecca irnaim, bark, never heard from. April. Romola, schooner, at sea. June 19. W. W. Rice, schooner, never heard from. June. Prinz Frederik, steamship, collision, 47° N., 6° W.

June 25. Benguella, steamship, abandoned at sea. June 23. William Rice, schooner, at sea. July. Speranza, bark, at sea. July. Mary M. Bartlett, schooner, abandoned, Grand Banks,

N.F. August 7. Vilhelm Gynther, bark, abandoned, 38° N., 69° W.

August 31. Drafne, bark, at sea. September. Lion, schooner, abandoned, 29° 22' N., 69° 16' W.

September 3. Adele and Georges, schooner, Grand Banks, N.F.,

September Stella, bark, abandoned, 47° N., 32° W. Septem.

ber 19. Il Campedoglio, brig, 29° 40' N., 72° 36' W. Sep

tember 8. Cinq Freres, schooner, abandoned, Grand Banks,

N.F., October. Dovre, bark, abandoned, 48° 30' N., 41°05' W.

October 5. Granada, bark, sunk, 36° 55' N., 68° 59' W. Octo

ber 21. Maria Bambi, bark, Banks of Newfoundland during

October. Elmer F. Hawes, schooner, Bonne Bay, N.F. Octo

ber 29. Charger, bark, abandoned, 51° N., 16° W. Norem

ber 15. Brage, bark, 48° 34' N., 38° W. November 23. Prima Donna, bark, 46° N., 45° W. December 1. Alice, brig, 35° N., 61o W. December 7. Gracie C. Young, schooner, 4 to 12' N., 57° 30' W.

December 22. Fred E. Richards, barkentine, 30° 28' N., 72° 06' W.

December 20. Laura A. Smith, schooner, never heard from.

December. Laura B. Winters, schooner, never heard from.

December More Light, schooner, uever heard from. December. Wm. D. Daisley, schooner, never heard from. Barden, brig, never heard from. December. James Freeman, schooner,

1891. Contest, schooner, capsized, 16° 30' N., 84° 55' W.

January. Canton, bark, abandoned, 27° 30' N., 42° 10' W.

January 21. Carlton, steamship, abandoned, 31jo N., 70° W.

January 13. Louisa Coipel, brig, at sea. February 19. Moland, bark, 45° 30' N., 15° 40' W. February 12. Peter, bark, abandoned 800 miles west of Azores.

March 7. J. H. Henkes, brig, abandoned, 20° 41' N., 51° 16' W.

March 23. Vesta, bark, collision at sea, 48° N., 70 W. March 14. Agon, bark, abandoned, 10° N., 39° W. March 14. Integridad, brig, abandoned at sea. March 1. Brighton, bark, abandoned, 18° 50' N., 7° 32' W.

March 14. Magda, bark, at sea. March 1. Saint Pierre et Saint Paul, schooner, Newfoundland

Banks. April. Auguste, bark, abandoned at sea. April. Humboldt, bark, abandoned, 36° 18' N., 36° 20' W.

April 20. J. S. Lane, schooner, Stratton Island, Me. April 17. Niobe, bark, abandoned at sea. April. Magna, bark, abandoned, 47°N., 27° W. May 5. G. M. Cairns, bark, abandoned, 48° 07' N., 26° 01' W.

May 22. Carl, bark, 45° 17' N., 43° 28' W. Jirne 13. Mette, brig, collision, 41° 38' N., 26° 50'W. June 25. Polar Star, schooner, abandoned, 190 07' N., 84° 50' W.

July 24. St. Christophe Colombo, bark, collision, Grand Banks,

July 27. Truth, bark, collision, 46° N., 47° W. July 20. Oliva, bark, 33° 40' N., 50° 01' W. September 28. Ellen, bark, 31° N., 620 W. September 23. Wolpiston, steamship, abandoned, 47° N., 36° W.

September 22. Quebec, bark, abandoned, 43° 03' N., 63° 16' W.

September 8. Sherbrooke, schooner, abandoned 48° N., 50° W.

September 17. Lina, bark, abandoned at sea. September 9. Minnie G. Elkin, abandoned at sea. September 9. Devonshire, steamship, abandoned, 54° N., 16° W.

September 30. Nicolette, bark, abandoned, 47° N., 36° W. October 7. F. Merwin, schooner, at sea. October 15. E. T. Cottingham, schooner, 34° 38' N., 75° 07' W.

October 17. Annot Lyle, schooner, 56° 50' N, 14° 32' W.

October 3. Fairfield, steamship, abandoned, 47° N., 6° W.

November 11. Johanna, bark, abandoned at sea. November Antonio Pallas, brig, capsized, 21° 43' N., 88° 25' W.

November 12. Owen Donken, bark, abandoned, 43° N., 17° W.

November 18. Frank G. Dow, schooner, abandoned, 37° 43' N.,

73° 03' W. November 8. Consuelo, bark, 48° N., 39° 10' W. November 3. Southern Belle, bark, 40° N., 9° W. November 15. Mary B. Gildersleeve, schooner, abandoned, Bruns

wick, Ga. November 18. Eurydice, ship, at sea. December 20. Ferdinand von der Tacler, steamship, 37° N., 6° W.

December 23. Aukathor, bark, abandoned at sea. December. Mexico, barge, abandoned off Tortugas, Fla. De.

cember.

1892. Lucayas, bark, 44° N., 12° W. January 20. Jan Pieterszoon-koen, bark, 24° 10' N., 69° 28' W.

February 24.
Niord, bark, 48° 40' N., 20° 58' W. March 13.
Sirene, bark, 34° 08' N., 73° 40' W. April 15.
Nina, bark, 17° N., 39° W. August 13.

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Anna Dorothca, bark, 41° 44' N., 390 03' W.

August 26. Ashirn, schooner, 46° 53' N., 51° 34' W. Septem

ber 2. Zulu, bark, 19° N., 50° W. September 9. Rosenne, schooner, 35° 33' N., 21° 37' w. Septem

ber 19. Ruby. brig, abandoned off Bermuda. October 3. Isabel, bark, 48° N., 35° W. October. American Union, brig, abandoned 100 miles from

Sable Island. October. Lady Gertrude, bark, 49° 55' N., 21° 02' W. Octo

ber 23. Lucy Ann, schooner, near Scal Island, N.S. Octo.

ber 24. Princess Alexandra, ship, 43° N., 24° W. October 28. Belle, bark, 53° N., 24° W. October 27. Sparkling Water, brigantine, 35° 37' N., 67° 56' W.

October 30. Phebe J. Woodruff, schooner, 39° 50' N., 70° W.

November 7. Lunendale, steamship, 52° 37' N., 16° 20' W. Novem

ber 21. Maggie W. Smith, schooner, 45° 52' N., 36° 52' W.

November 25. Arctic, brig, 8 miles off Turk's Islands. Decem

ber 16. Bear Creek, steamehip, abandoned in midocean.

December. Annie Batchelder, brig, 160 miles E. by N. from

Tybee Light. December.
Magellan, schooner, ashore on Log Island, Va.

December 21.
Saranak, vark, capsized at sea.

December 21.
Eleanor, bark, 41° N., 51° W. December 22.
Edward Cooper, pilot boat, 41° 41' N., 05° W.

December 24. Mattie E. Eaton, schooner. 200 miles S.E. froin Cape

Henlopen. December 25. Matilda, bark, foundered at sea. December 26. Felix Mendelssohn, bark, near the Azores. Decem

ber 27. Eleanor, schooner, 35 miles off Topsail Inlet, N.C.

December 28. Thomas Booz, schooner, 5 miles N. of Winter Quarter

Shoals. December 29. Gold Hunter, schooner, off Boon Island Ledge, Me.

December 30.

Nightingale, bark, 42° 55' N., 46° 40' W. April 5.
Coroua, bark, 44° N., 37' W. April 28.
Noel Henri, bark, 43' N., 39' W., disabled at sea.

April
Magnificent, ship, 51° N., 33° W. May 3.
J. A. Silver, schooner, nine miles off Whitehead,

Nova Scotia. May 8. Enigma, bark, abandoned at sea. May 12. Lamartine, schooner, 20 miles S.E. Cap Cod. May 17. Cragside, steamship, 10 miles off Whitehead, N.B.

May 20. Baltic, schconer, 47° N., 26° W. June 1. Mary Lee, bark, 41° N., 16° W. June 2. Thos. P. Ball, schooner, 32° 15' N., 75° 13' W. July

24. William H. Wellington, schooner, 40 miles S.E. of

Coffin Island, N.S. August 7. Louis, brig, on the Fishing Banks. August 7. Francis, brig, 40 miles off Ferryland, N.Š. August 9. James, bark, abandoned 46° 09' N., 41° 58'. W.

Angusi. Chas. K. Buckley, schocner, at sea. August 24. Geo. W. Fennimore, schooner, lost at sea. August. Hippolyta, bark, 36° 29' N., 70° 22' W. August 22. Johnatan May, schooner, 80 miles S. of Frying Pan

Shoals. August 28.
William Smith, schooner, off North Carolina coast.

August 28.
Three Sisters, schooner, abandoned off Cape Fear.

August 29.
E. W. Stetson, bark, near Bahamas. August 29.
Harold C. Beecher, schooner, near Cbarleston.

August 30. Stella, brig, 30° 50' N., 80° 10' W. August 30. Villa, bark, at sea. August. Joseph Souther, at sea. August. Linda, bark, abandoned off Southport. September 1. Catherine, bark, 24° 46' N., 33° 05' W. Septem

ber 6. Windermere, schooner, off Matavzas. September 16. Immacolata, bark, 15° 30' N., 47° 30' W. Septem

ber 27. Columbia, ship, 21° N., 57° W. October 6. Lady Elibank, barkentine, 29° 31' N., 76920' W.

October 10. Dorothea, ship, 27° N., 70° W. October 11. Marseille, steamship, 33° 58' N., 76°05' W. Octo

ber 11. Hans, bark, 32° 20' N., 73° 40' W. October 13. Chestina Redman, bark, 31° N., 75o W. October 15. Romulus, bark, 34° 19' N., 74° 26' W. October 15. Juan J. Murga, bark, 30° 17' N., 77° 10' W'. Octo.

ber 15. Ceres, bark, 29° 20' W., 74° 45' W. October 15. Adorna, bark, 32° 45' N., 76° 15' W. October 15. Hattie, F. Rich, brig, 31° 20' N., 72° 10' W. Octo.

ber 16. Jury, bark, 29° 54' N., 74° 04' W. October 16. Peter H. Crowell, schooner, off Bodie Island. No

vember 11. Ingeborg, bark, 59° N., 12° W. November 19. L'Union, bark, 50° N., 30° W. November 19. Atalanta, brig, 49° N., 6° 15' W. November 19. Albt. Neumann Berlin, bark, 82 miles S.W. of Ushant.

November 20. Saama, bark, abandoned at sea. November. Rosin, bark, abandoned at sea. November. Ane Cathrir.e, brig, 45° 30' N., 8° W. November 25. Charles A. Coulomb, schooner, 34° 34' N., 76° 02' W.

December 2. Screamer, brig, foundered 50 miles N. by W. from

Turks I. December 3. Nimrod, bark, 43' N., 40° W December 17. British India, bark, foundered 40 miles N. of

Madeira. December. Agder, bark, lost at sea after December 17. Star of the East, schooner, Cashe Ledge. Decem

ber 20. Forest, bark, 50° N., 19° W. December 22. Glasgow, bark, 47° 21' N., 20° 12' W. December 25. Roska, bark, abandoned at sea. December. Cypbrenes, steamship. Eastern edge of Grand Banks. December 30.

1893. Garibaldi, bark, 36° N., 36° W. January 5. Minnie Smith, schooner, 75 miles E. of Cape Henry.

January 6. Pride of Wales, bark, abandoned at sea. January. Thekla, bark, 39° 29' N., 32° 46' W. January 7. Rudolf von Bennigsen, ship, 160 miles S. of Hatteras.

January 11. Lorisa, bark, 370 N., 31° W. January 16. Mineola, schooner, 30° 21' N., 67° 30' W. January 17. Henry A. Burnham, barkentine, 30° 05' N., 67' 30' W.

January 18. Vesper, schooner, 350 N., 58° W. January 22. Quebec, bark, 40° 10' N., 59° 55' W. January 23. Lillie F. Schmidt, schooner, near Bermuda. January. Ann Maria, schooner', 43° 53' N., 64° 20' W. FeliVelox, bark, 51° 25' N., 11° 29' W. February 6. Rebecca M. Walls, schooner, 32° 25' N., 74° W.

February 6. Knudsvig, bark, 30° 30' N.. 74° 19' W. February 11. Georgiana F. Geery, brig, off Delaware capes.

February 20. Dois Amigos, felacca, 21° 26' N., 31° 51' W. Feb

ruary 4.

ruary 14.

Sea Foam, schooner, on Georges Bank. February 21. Daniel Brown, schooner, between Fenwick Island

and Delaware capes. February 22. John M. Price, schooner, 39° 11' N., 71° 27' W.

February 23. South Shore, schooner, 38° N., 72° 53' W. Feb

ruary 24.

Chiselhurst, barkentine, 34° 11' N., 65° 04' W.

February 26. Adamantine, barkentino, 47° 21' N., 47° 39' W.

February 27. Annie Isabella, schooner, foundered in Gulf Stream.

February Iceland, schooner, 42° 17' N., 57° 52' W. March 20. Castlegate, steamship, 48° N., 47° 30' W. March 27. Victoria, bark, 39° 30' N., 470 05' W. April 4.

VII.--NUMBER OF TIMES A DERELICT IS REPORTED. In the period from 1887 to 1893, inclusive, this office received 1,944 reports of 482 derelicts, which shows that these derelicts were reported on an average of about four times.

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VIII. — NATIONALITY OF DERELICTS THE NORTH
ATLANTIC, 1887-1893, INCLUSIVE.

15th October 1889, schooner Forest Fairy struck and
passed over a derelict in latitude 40° 59' N., longitude

33° 40' W.
Number of
Nationality.

Per Cent. of

16th December 1889, schooner Cornelius Hargreaves
Vessels. Total.

struck a derelict off Cape Henry, put into Norfolk, and
discharged coal.

1st January 1890, steamship Seminole struck a
American

derelict off Charleston, and had to return to port. 160

33
British

132
27

29th January 1890, schooner W. B. Merrick struck a
Norwegian

95

19

derelict in latitude 34° 40' N., longitude 71° 25' W., German

24

and sacrificed deck load to save ship. Italian

18th July 1890, schooner J. N. Harlow struck a French

11

derelict off Fenwick Island and was towed into Norfolk. Swedish

10

· 13th September 1890, schooner Joseph I. Pharo struck Spanish

8

& derelict off Fenwick Island and was towed into Russian

7

Norfolk.
Danish

5

13th October 1890, steamship Grace struck a wreck Austrian

0 off Cape Henry, and was towed into Hampton Roads. Holland

.3

30th August 1891, steamship Dubbeldam struck a Portuguese

derelict in latitude 49° N., longitude 24° W., and put Brazilian

back to Plymouth for repairs. Japanese

1

30th May 1891, bark San Giovanni E. struck wreckage
Total
-482

in latitude 40° 30' N., longitude 67° W., broke rudder
gear, and came near sinking.

28th October 1893, steamship Empire struck a sub

merged derelict off Frying Pan Shoals, and nearly IX.--PROPORTIONAL NUMBER OP DERELICTS FLOATING

listed her cargo. BOTTOM UP.

12th December 1893, steamship Iris struck what was

believed to be a derelict in latitude 43°, longitude 24°, Prior to 1890 the record of derelicts floating bottom

which caused her to leak in the bows.
up is not complete ; but after making due allowance

18th December 1893, schooner Max cut through a
for those which were reported more than once, during
1890 to 1893, inclusive, there were 316 derelicts floating leaking badly.

submerged derelict off Cape Hatteras. Rudder broken;
bottom up, an average of 80 annually, or 30 per cent.

31st December 1893, steamship Managua struck of the 280 known and unidentified derelicts annually

wreckage in the night, latitude 28° 40', longitude 74° 44', afloat in that period of four years.

and lost a propeller blade.

December 1893, bark Mazatlan struck a derelict at
X.--COLLISIONS with WRECKS AND DERELICTS. * sea ard received extensive damage.
These collisions have taken place in the North
Atlantic during the past seven years. All those that

Damage Slight.
have occurred within bays, harbours, or other waters 12th November 1887, schooner Jacob Reed struck a
tributary to the Atlantic have been omitted from this

derelict in latitude 10° 12' N., longitude 73° 27' W., and
table. They are grouped under four heads, according

broke her centreboard.
to the amount of damage suffered. It will thus be

10th May 1889, steamship Myrtle struck a derelict off
seen that out of a total of 45 collisions, 9, or nearly Isle of Shoals; little damage.
one-fourth, resulted in sinking the vessel; while 17

28th June 1889, schooner John S. Davis collided with
vessels, or more than one-third, were considerably a derelict in latitude 31° 42' N., longitude 64° 18' W.;
damaged.

damage slight. The number of fatal collisions would doubtless prove

18th January 1890, ship Antoinette struck a derelict in to be larger if details could be had of the fate of the

latitude 32° 20' N., longitude 68° 32' W., and lost copper steamer Naronic, and other vessels reported missing and

on forefoot. never heard from. But the list is large enough, as it

4th December 1890, steamship Katy struck a derelict stands, to prove the dangerous nature of derelict

in latitude 34° 37' N., longitude 71° 50' W.; slightly vessels and the urgent need of their prompt removal. damaged.

17th November 1891, steamship Cascapedia struck a Totally Lost.

derelict in latitude 49° 45' N., longitude 13° 15' 15" W.;
23rd February 1887, schooner Baylies Wood struck

slight damage.
wreck of steamship Brinkburn off Fenwick Island and 22nd April 1893, schooner Allen Green struck a spar
was capsized.

attached to a wreck of Barnegat; no serious damage.
13th June 1887, schooner Joseph Baymore struck a
derelict off the coast of North Carolina, became water-
logged, and was abandoned.

Damuge not Known.
8th June 1889, Spanish gunboat Paz struck a derelict 12th May 1888, bark Virgo passed between the masts
off Tarifa and sunk.

of a derelict in latitude 38° 40' N., longitude 73° 50' W.
18th March 1890, schooner Francis L. Godfrey struck a

26th July 1888, steamship Allentown strack a sub-
derelict off Fenwick Island, stove in her bow, and filled. merged wreck off Cape May.

1st October 1890, steamship Glenrath struck a wreck 20th April 1889, steamship Cuban ran into a derelict
off Cape Lookout and sank.

in latitude 38° 10' N., longitude 66° 30' W., penetrating
16th February 1891, schooner Seagull struck a wreck 13 feet.
off the coast of New Jersey and sunk.

1st June 1889, schooner William A. Marburg ran into
22nd December 1891, schooner Orrie V. Drisco struck wreckage off Davis South Shoal.
a derelict in the Gulf of Mexico and was wrecked on 5th July 1889, bark Falmouth grounded on a sub-
the coast of Florida.

merged wreck on Nantucket Shoals and afterwards
24th February 1892, bark Jan Pieterszoon-Koen struck

came off.
an unknown object, filled, and was abandoned in 28th December 1890, tug Schaubel struck a wreck off
latitude 24° 10' N., longitude 69° 28' W.

the Delaware capes.
20th May 1893, steamsbip Cragside struck a derelict 20th February 1891, bark Elba struck a wreck near
off Whitehead, Nova Scotia, and sunk.

Port Royal, S.C.

12th August 1891, schooner Maria Pierson struck a Damage Considerable.

wreck off Hog Island. Virginia.

14th February 1893, schooner Two Brothers ran into
16th January 1887, barge Gardner Colby struck a a sunken schooner oft Cape Charles, Va,
derelict off Fenwick Island, causing a leak.

18th May 1893, steamship Norman carried away the
29th November, 1888, bark Patagonia struck a derelict spars of sunken schooner Booth Brothers on Brigantine
in latitude 39° 50' N., longitude 71° W., causing a Shoals, New Jersey, but cleared the bull.

27th September 1893, steamship Dago struck wreck-
26th May 1889, schooner Arabella struck a derelict off
Sandy Hock, and had to be towed in leaking.

age with propeller off the Virginia capes.

11th November 1893, steamship City of Dublin, in

latitude 39° 30' N., longitude 530 W., struck part of a * See Appendix, p. 184,

vessel's deck or deck house.

leak.

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