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Samuel Hale (Schooner), collision, 1 Nov 1854

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HALE, SAM Schooner, collided with Schooner REPUBLIC at Beaver Island. Property loss 500.
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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DISASTERS.---The brig SAM HALE arrived on Sunday with a load of coal and lead
from Cleveland. She was run into at Beaver Island, by the schooner REPUBLIC, an
her larboard side crushed badly, the plankshear on the starboard side being also
broken by the force of the blow. Capt. Cramer made temporary repairs, stopping
the leak, and brought his vessel in safely.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, November 17, 1854

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The brig SAM HALE, which was damaged by collision with the schooner REPUBLIC,
at Beaver Harbor, has been repaired at Capt. Jones's yard, Milwaukee, and is at her
dock, loading for her last trip down.
      The democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, November 29, 1854

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: coal, lead
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.66472 Longitude: -85.55731
William R. McNeil
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Samuel Hale (Schooner), collision, 1 Nov 1854