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N. Britton (Propeller), U18514, sunk by collision, 1 Jun 1863

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Propeller Tug N. BRITTON, sunk by collision with Schooner A.C. RAYNOR, off Buffalo. Raised.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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The tug BRITTON was sunk in the lake a few days since by colliding with the schooner ANNA C. RAYNOR, about four miles from the lighthouse. She has been raised and was brought into port yesterday by the wrecking tug RELIEF.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, June 13, 1863

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      Screw N. BRITTON. U. S. No. 18514. Of 17 tons. Built Buffalo, 1864. First home port, Buffalo. DISPOSITION -- Abandoned 1875.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Raised
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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N. Britton (Propeller), U18514, sunk by collision, 1 Jun 1863