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Reciprocity (Schooner), U21185, collision, 18 Jun 1863


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Schooner RECIPROCITY, cargo corn, collided with the Schooner GAME COCK on Lake Huron.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      COLLISION. - The schooner GAME COCK, in ballast, bound up, collided with the schooner RECIPROCITY, bound down, laden with corn, on Thursday morning last, when near Point Au Barque, about six miles from land, seriously damaging both vessels besides the loss of some two thousand bushels of corn. The RECIPROCITY was struck in the port bow, cutting her to below the water line, and damaging her square sail and fore mast, which will have to be replaced by new ones. The GAME COCK had her jibboom head gear carried away, badly bruising her bow. The damage to each vessel will be about $600. The tug PARKER hearing of the disaster went to their relief. Both vessels will return to Detroit for repairs - Detroit
Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, June 22, 1863

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Schooner RECIPROCITY. U. S. No. 21185. Of 224.73 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Cargo: $800
Freight: corn
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.119
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Reciprocity (Schooner), U21185, collision, 18 Jun 1863