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Advance (Schooner), U365, collision, 1 Nov 1854

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ADVANCE Schooner, in collision with Schooner GRAND TURK on Lake Huron, the GRAND TURK ran into shoal water near Presqu'Isle and sunk. no property loss given for ADVANCE
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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      We learn from the Detroit Advertiser that Capt. Fargo of the schooner GRAND TURK arrived at that port on Thursday, and entered protest. Schooner ADVANCE, the vessel that collided with the GRAND TURK came into the river the same day. She suffered no material injury.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, November 27, 1854

Schooner ADVANCE. U. S. No. 365. Of 179.92 tons gross; 171.43 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1853. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 117.3 x 25.7 x 8.9
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1885

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damage slight
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
William R. McNeil
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Advance (Schooner), U365, collision, 1 Nov 1854