1882There was a severe storm on Georges Bank.Events & Anniversaries, Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry

The storm occurred on February 5, 1882, and four vessels with 53 men were lost. They left behind 27 widows and 66 orphans in Gloucester.

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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