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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
      Buffalo Express
      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
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $50
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1853
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2080
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.34004 Longitude: -82.98047
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Red Bird (Sloop), sunk by collision, 8 Jul 1853