Charles A Briggs - schooner A Virtual Cemetery created by: BobB
Description: Crew members of the three-masted coal schooner "Charles A. Briggs" which sunk in a storm off Nahant, Massachusetts, on Feb 1, 1898, with the loss of eight lives. Listed in Nahant deaths 1898 vol 481 p 547: Isaac Andrews, 30, sailor, bur. Nahant * Emanuel Cain, 37, sailor, bur. Cape Breton, Nova Scotia John E Charleson, 27, 2nd mate & engineer, bur. Cambridge, MA * John Haley, 31, ship steward, bur. So. Boston Harry Milliken, 24, sailor, bur. Ellsworth, ME Lewis A Milliken, 22, sailor, bur. Ellsworth, ME John J Young, 28, 1st mate, bur. St. Joseph, Boston
The body of Captain A. W. Wentworth was never recovered.