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Grand Turk (Schooner), U10216, collision, 1 Sep 1854

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GRAND TURK Schooner and Brig D. FERGUSON, collide at head of River St. Clair. Property loss $1,000 (for both ?)
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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      COLLISION.---We learn from the captains of vessels which arrived yesterday, that a collision occurred last week, just below the rapids, between the brig DAVID FERGUSON, bound up, and the schooner GRAND TURK, bound down. The FERGUSON was cut to the water's edge, and had to put into Port Huron for repairs, and schooner GRAND TURK had her stem, jib and bowsprit carried away, and had also to go to Newport for repairs.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, September 26, 1854

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Schooner GRAND TURK. U. S. No. 10216. Of 204.36 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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William R. McNeil
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Grand Turk (Schooner), U10216, collision, 1 Sep 1854