1883The entire fishing fleet remained in port after a weather report called for a great storm.Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry

United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory, Gloucester Harbor, c. 1880s, Photograph, Smithsonian Institution Archives, https://www.si.edu/object/gloucester-harbor:siris_arc_387752
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The report came from Wiggins, “the Canadian weather prophet,” but the storm did not happen.

Pringle, James R. History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Published by the City of Gloucester Archives Committee and the Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1997.
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