1872A June storm resulted in several shipwrecks.Events & Anniversaries, Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry

Cape Ann Advertiser. “Violent Storm.” June 7, 1872.
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A storm started on June 4 and continued for two days, with some of the heaviest northeast gales Cape Ann had ever experienced. Various shipwrecks occurred off the coast of Cape Ann, including the coasting schooner Julia from St. George, the schooner Jane of Boston, which struck on Squam Bar and resulted in the death of the captain and crew, the schooner Louisa E. Smith of Quincy, which ran aground near Lanesville, the coaster M. M. Freeman from Boston, which ran aground near Folly Cove, and the schooner William H. Dennis, from Philadelphia, which struck the rocks just outside the Rockport breakwater.

Cape Ann Advertiser. "Violent Storm." June 7, 1872.
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