Anon. 1895. Evidence of Marine Disasters. Tully Times, Tully, Onondaga County, NY, August 15, 1895.
“HALIFAX, Aug. 15 —A letter to the marine and fisheries office here says that on the 31st ult. a partly decomposed body of a French fisherman was found in the lake on Sable Island, having floated through the channel. The only clothing on the body was two shirts and a pair of long sabots. The day following a broken dory was found with the word Victor painted on the stern. On the 5th inst. a lifebuoy was picked up. On it was painted Narquoise. Pitch pine timber, plank and board, washed on the north side of Sable Island on the 12th and 13th.”
Transcribed by Zoe Lucas, November 2017