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Vermont (Propeller), sunk by collision, 1 Nov 1863

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Propeller VERMONT, cargo merchandise, sunk by collision with the propeller
MARQUETTE, off Long Point, Lake Erie. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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The prop. VERMONT, with a cargo of merchandise, etc., from the Lower Lakes, bound up, was sunk by coming in coollision with the prop. MARQUETTE, bound down, off above Long Pt., Lake Erie, last night. Passengers and crew all safe.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 2, 1863 3-3

Above Long Point, on Sunday night, the propeller VERMONT, from Lake Ontario, bound up, collided with the propeller MARQUETTE, bound down, sinking the former vessel. Passengers and crew all saved.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, November 3, 1863

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $12,000
Cargo: $40,000
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Vermont (Propeller), sunk by collision, 1 Nov 1863