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Hurricane (Schooner), collision, 24 May 1855


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HURRICANE Schooner and Brig TUSCARORA collide off
Point Aux Barques. Property loss $2,500
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

      . . . . .

COLLISION.---SCHOONER HURRICANE AND BRIG TUSCARORA.---We were
shown a letter by Capt. Dobbins, on Saturday, which he had just received from Detroit,
which states that the schooner HURRICANE had run into the brig TUSCARORA, on
Thursday morning at 2 o'clock off Point Aux Barque, carrying away her bowsprit and
skewing her stem, opening her down to her keel. She leaks badly, and her cargo
which consisted of corn, will be considerably damaged. The brig was only slightly
damaged, and proceeded on her way up. The HURRICANE was towed to Detroit
for repairs, and to discharge her cargo. The HURRICANE was bound from Chicago
to this port with corn.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, May 28, 1855


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: corn
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1855
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.811
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Hurricane (Schooner), collision, 24 May 1855