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Mount Vernon (Schooner), collision, 1 Apr 1856


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Schooner MOUNT VERNON, and Propeller FOSS, collided on Lake Michigan. Property Loss $700 (for both?)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      COLLISION. - The propeller FOSS and Schr. MOUNT VERNON, came in collision
in the lake, and both made the harbor on Saturday morning. The FOSS injured her stem
and was obliged to get a sail over the bows. The MOUNT VERNON was damaged in
the bulwarks. The latter started for Green Bay, however, yesterday morning. - Chicago
Citizen, 29th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 3, 1856

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2360
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mount Vernon (Schooner), collision, 1 Apr 1856