Red Bird (Sloop), sunk by collision, 8 Jul 1853
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RED BIRD Sloop, sunk in Detroit River, by collision with Schooner RUBY. Property loss $50
Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)
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VESSEL SUNK. - The Detroit Free Press is informed by Capt. George Bryant, of
the sloop RED BIRD, that she was beating down the river yesterday morning, when
near Belle Isle, his vessel was run into by the steamer RUBY, bound up. The sloop
was cut in two by the bow of the steamer, and sunk in deep water. No lives lost.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Tuesday, July 12, 1853
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- Reason: sunk by collision
Hull damage: $50
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes