Friday 17th July 1840 – Fine, Dry, & warm moderate
wind from S.W. – sheer hulk of schooner Anna got round to the slip for
the purpose of being hauled up into dock for undergoing repairs J.B.G. &
C.o. Cutter Bee, Answorth; from New Perlican – his Lordship, the Bishop
of Newfoundland. (A.G. Spencer with the Roman Catholic Clergyman Jas.
Morris, & Mr. Fennell passengers – Afternoon wind S.W. Dry & warm
evening wind due from S.W. fine, clear & warm – fishery prosperous this
day – hauling up broken down bulk of schooner “Anna” which was nearly
completed at 12 o’clock at night.
Source: Trinity Historical Society