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Arabian (Schooner), collision, 1 Jul 1855


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ARABIAN Schooner collided with schooner IOWA on St. Clair Flats.
Total property loss $2,500 (both vessels)
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

      . . . . .

      THE BRIG ARABIAN.---The brig ARABIAN, while being towed down over the
St. Clair Flats, ahead of the schooner IOWA, brought up against a sand bar all standing,
when the IOWA, which was under considerable headway, immediately ran into the
stern of the ARABIAN, and damaged her to the amount of $1,500, it is said breaking
in her taffrail and stern. The damage did not hinder the brig from proceeding forward
on her trip.------Detroit Dem. and Inq.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, July 6, 1855


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,500
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.W.868
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Arabian (Schooner), collision, 1 Jul 1855