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Superior (Steamboat), collision, 15 Oct 1852

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SUPERIOR Steamer,in collision with Schooner LOWLAND LASS, schooner sunk, no particulars on Steamer damage.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Dec. 25, 1852 (casualty list)


The Steamer SUPERIOR, came in collision with the Canadian Schooner LOWLAND LASS, Capt.Pontine, off Dunkirk, about 4 o'clock, on Thursday morning. The vessel was taken in tow by the Steamer and towed some 20 miles, but she leaked so badly that the crew could not keep her free, and she went down. The vessel was light and bound for one of the Canadian Ports. The SUPERIOR was bound for this Port. The vessel was valued at $--,000 and was insured in the Globe Company, of Utica, for $2,000
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Saturday October 16, 1852

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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.4795 Longitude: -79.33393
William R. McNeil
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Superior (Steamboat), collision, 15 Oct 1852