Guayama disasters at sea March 1846

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Guayama disasters at sea March 1846 - More Fatal Marine Disasters. The brig Laurel,...
More Fatal Marine Disasters. The brig Laurel, Capt. George, from Ponce, was lest on the Middle Sisters, near Halifax, N. S., towards the end of February, and three men perished, viz : George Downs, mate, Chambers, seaman seaman who were lost in the boat and Charles, a native of Demerara; who froze to death in the rigging. The captain bad his leg broken, and the rest of the ship's company, with a single exception, were more or less frost-bitten. frost-bitten. frost-bitten. They were finally rescued by a boat from Portuguese Co e. The Halifax insurance companies voted 25 to each of the four men who aided in the rescue. j The ship Talbot, at New York on the 10th inst., fell in on the 4th with the wreck of the brig Sidney, of and for New York, from Gua-yama, Gua-yama, Gua-yama, P. R., and took from her the captain, mate arid three men. While lying-to lying-to lying-to on th 2d of March, in a gale, the brig was boarded by a heavy Bea," which swept her deck, breaking the thigh and ribs of Capt. James Montgomery, the arm of one of the seamen, the collar-bone collar-bone collar-bone of another, and severely bruising the mate, Mr. James B.tLindsey, and the remaining 6eainen, washing "the cook overboard, who was lost-When lost-When lost-When fallen in with she was in a siukihg con-dltion. con-dltion. con-dltion. j i? But more fatal than either of the above, we learn from the New Bedford Mercury that the brig Haidee, Chapman, of and from London, Dec. 28, for Kingston, Ja., broached to and capsized while scudding in a gale, no date, lat. 30 24', Ion. 52. The master, second officer and nine men were washed overboard and lost. The survivors, being the first officer and four men, after being 43 hours on the wreck, were taken off by the schooner,Three Sisters, of Ellsworth, Me., and landed at Tarpaulin Cove, 9thinst. X3F The last N. Y. Sun publishes an extract

Clipped from The Times-Picayune21 Mar 1846, SatPage 2

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana)21 Mar 1846, SatPage 2
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