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J. W. Brown (Schooner), dismasted, 8 Sep 1847

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BROWN, J.W. Schooner, dismasted off Conneaut.
      Buffalo Courier (casualty list)
      March 17, 1848

BROWN, J.W. Schooner, dismasted off Conneaut, and towed in by the Steamer EMPIRE, foremast by the board, mainmast sprung. Sept. 8.
      Casualty List for 1847
      Erik Hyle's private papers

The schooner J.W. BROWN, in coming into port Saturday evening, ran into the schooner N.C. BALDWIN, and carried away her jib boom, bowsprit and taffrail, and doing some other damage, she also carried away the fore yard of the brig St. LOUIS, and the head rigging of the schooner CONVOY. The BROWN had her main-sail torn in pieces, with some other light damages. -- Buffalo Courier
      Cleveland Evening Herald
      Wednesday, October 13, 1847

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Reason: dismasted
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.94756 Longitude: -80.55424
William R. McNeil
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J. W. Brown (Schooner), dismasted, 8 Sep 1847