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Citizen (Schooner), U4273, collision, 4 Oct 1853

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CITIZEN Schooner, damaged by collision with Schooner TRADE WIND. Property loss $300.
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)

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We learn that the vessel which came in collision with the schooner TRADE WIND was the schooner CITIZEN, of Erie, bound from Dunkirk to Erie, light. The vessel was in charge of the Mate---Captain Culver being at Erie sick. The CITIZEN had both jib-booms carried away---is in a bad condition---lost big anchor and chain--- damaged about $1,500 or $2,000. Had she been loaded, she must have inevitably sunk---was lying at Dunkirk Thursday.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, October 8, 1853

Schooner CITIZEN. U. S. No. 4273. Of 116.27. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.34034 Longitude: -79.59588
William R. McNeil
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Citizen (Schooner), U4273, collision, 4 Oct 1853