Denmark (Schooner), collision, 1 May 1856
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Schooner DENMARK and Brig SENECA, collided in mouth of Chicago River. Property loss, Hull $500 (for both ?)
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)
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MARINE ACCIDENT. - Evening before last the tug MORTON, in towing out the
schooner DENMARK, attempted to cross the bows of the brig SENECA, which was
coming in under canvass, but in so doing the two vessels collided; the SENECA had
her bowsprit and all her head gear carried away; damage to the DENMARK was
trifling, mearly carrying away her bob-stay and stem. The schooner MAGIC lost
her jibboom in the same collision. - Chicago Tribune.
Buffalo Daily Courier
May 8, 1856
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Illinois, United States
- William R. McNeil
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