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E. S. Adams (Bark), collision, 1 Oct 1863

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Bark E.S. ADAMS, cargo wheat, sunk by collision with Bark CONSTITUTION, five miles east of Point Au Pelee. Total Loss
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      THE DROWNED SAILOR. - The name of the sailor lost overboard from the bark E.S. ADAMS, which was sunk by collision with the bark CONSTITUTION, was Nelson Hill. His place of residence or other particulars we did not ascertain. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, October 24, 1863

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Schooner E.S. ADAMS, sunk by collision with the bark CONSTITUTION near Point au Pelee. Capt. H. Neelon
      Toronto Globe
      October 24, 1863

Barkentine E.S. ADAMS, (c) of 407 tons. Built Port Robinson 1857 by J. & J. Abbey. Owned by Norris & Neelon. Home port, St. Catharines. Value $12,500. Class A 2.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Marine Register for 1863

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Reason: collision
Lives: 1
Hull damage: $12,500
Cargo: $20,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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E. S. Adams (Bark), collision, 1 Oct 1863