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Two Fannies (Bark), collision, 19 Nov 1863

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Bark ADRIATIC, cargo wheat, sunk by collision with the Bark TWO FANNIES, off Forty Mile Point, Lake Huron. Total loss
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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By telegraph to the Board of Lake Underwriters dated Detroit, Nov. 22, we gather the following: Bark ADRIATIC with cargo wheat from Chicago to Oswego sunk by collision with the bark TWO FANNIES, off Forty Mile Pt., Lake Huron, Thursday evening last. The TWO FANNIES was towed into Presque Isle by the prop. POTOMAC, badly damaged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 23, 1863 3-3

      The bark ADRIATIC, laden with grain, from Chicago to Oswego, was sunk by colliding with the bark TWO FANNIES off 40 Mile Point, Lake Huron, on Thursday evening last. The propeller POTOMAC towed the TWO FANNIES, badly damaged, into Presuqu Isle.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, November 24, 1863

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      The tug KATE WILLIAMS has returned to Detroit from her expedition to Middle Island, Lake Huron. The schooner ANNA C. RAYNOR and the bark ADRIATIC, the objects of her mission, have been abandoned. The crews of both vessels were brought to Detroit by the WILLIAMS.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, December 3, 1863

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      SHIP-BUILDING AT BLACK RIVER. -- The bark TWO FANNIES that was damaged in collision last season with the bark ADRIATIC, has been repaired at Port Huron, during the winter.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 14, 1864

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.48529 Longitude: -83.90945
William R. McNeil
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Two Fannies (Bark), collision, 19 Nov 1863