way no tidings of her ever came to shore.
The ship Don Quixote, built at Foster's yard in 1868 (A picture of this vessel is reproduced on the invitations to this meeting.
She is represented just before the launch.) has a notice in the Boston Evening Journal of Oct. 29, 1868, as follows: Launched, ship Don Quixote.
A fine vessel of about 1,000 tons was launched by Mr. Foster, at Medford, a few days since.
She now lies at Long wharf and will load for San Francisco.
Her commander was Captain Nelson, formerly of ship Golden Fleece, and she sailed for Winsor's regular line for San Francisco.
The ship Pilgrim,—long may she be remembered as the last of all the vessels built and launched on the shores of the Mystic!
She was constructed at J. T. Foster's yard for Henry Hastings & Co. Of nearly a thousand tons, launched on Dec. 3, 1873, she sailed to Hong Kong Feb. 14, 1874, with a cargo of ice, and was commanded by Capt. Frank Fowle, making the passage in one hundred and twenty-one d