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Luther Wright (Schooner), collision, 26 May 1853


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WRIGHT, LUTHER Schooner, damaged by collision with Steamer CLEVELAND, in the Detroit River. Property loss $500 (for both)
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

      As the steamer CLEVELAND was turning around, yesterday opposite the lower part of the city, she came in collision with the schr. LUTHER WRIGHT, knocking off the schooner's bowsprit, and "raising the dickens" generally with her stem
arrangements. The CLEVELAND sustained some slight injury.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 31, 1853



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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1853
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2054
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Luther Wright (Schooner), collision, 26 May 1853