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New England (Propeller), collision, 27 Jul 1854


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NEW ENGLAND Propeller, in collision with Schooner WATER WITCH in Detroit River, schooner sunk. Property damage $5,000 (both vessels ?)
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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The Canadian schooner WATER WITCH, bound for Goderich, with an assorted cargo, from Detroit, was run into and sunk by the propeller NEW ENGLAND, on Wednesday night, in the vicinity of Hog Island. Her crew with the exception of one man who was drowned, were taken on board the propeller, which shortly after carried away the bowsprit of the schooner CARLTON, which was lying at anchor opposite the Custon House.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      August 1, 1854


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1854
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Local identifier:
McN.W.457
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.34004 Longitude: -82.98047
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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New England (Propeller), collision, 27 Jul 1854