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Awful calamities: or, The shipwrecks of December, 1839, : being a full account of the dreadful hurricanes of Dec. 15, 21 & 27, on the coast of Massachusetts; in which were lost more than 90 vessels, and nearly 200 dismasted, driven ashore or otherwise damaged, and more than 150 lives destroyed, of which full statistics are given; : comprising also a particular relation of the shipwreck of the following vessels: barque Lloyd, brigs Pocahontas, Rideout and J. Palmer, and schs. Deposite, Catharine Nichols and Miller. : And also of the dreadful disasters at Gloucester. Preview this item
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Awful calamities: or, The shipwrecks of December, 1839, : being a full account of the dreadful hurricanes of Dec. 15, 21 & 27, on the coast of Massachusetts; in which were lost more than 90 vessels, and nearly 200 dismasted, driven ashore or otherwise damaged, and more than 150 lives destroyed, of which full statistics are given; : comprising also a particular relation of the shipwreck of the following vessels: barque Lloyd, brigs Pocahontas, Rideout and J. Palmer, and schs. Deposite, Catharine Nichols and Miller. : And also of the dreadful disasters at Gloucester.

Author: Jonathan Howe; Walton, Skinner & Tracy,
Publisher: Boston: : Press of J. Howe, no. 39, Merchants Row., 1840.
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Awful calamities: or, The shipwrecks of December, 1839.
Boston: : Press of J. Howe, no. 39, Merchants Row., 1840
(OCoLC)777052236
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Howe; Walton, Skinner & Tracy,
OCLC Number: 191237991
Notes: Cover title: Shipwrecks of December, 1839, and burning of the Lexington.
Copyright 1840 by Walton, Skinner & Tracy.
Illustrations on printed wrappers depict the brig Rideout and the ship Martha Washington, of Castine.
"Loss of the steamer Lexington."--Page [2-3] of wrapper.
Description: 24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: Shipwrecks of December, 1839, and burning of the Lexington.

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