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Nabob (Schooner), collision, 17 May 1863

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Schooner NABOB, collided with Propeller (Tug) JOHN MARTIN on Lake Huron.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

      . . . . .

      DAMAGED WHILE IN A TOW. - The bark BRITISH LION, which was in tow of the
tug JOHN MARTIN at the time of her being run down Sunday last, sustained serious
damages by colliding with the same vessel which sunk the tug - the schooner in question
being the NABOB. The LION's damages will reach not far from $500. The NABOB, it
is stated, is also seriously injured, and will cost considerable for repairs. Both vessels
have arrived at this port. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, May 20, 1863

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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Nabob (Schooner), collision, 17 May 1863