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Cincinnati (Schooner), collision, 31 May 1856

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Schooner CINCINNATI and Propeller BALTIC collided on Lake Erie. Property
loss $150.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      COLLISION. - The propeller BALTIC and the schooner CINCINNATI, off the north
shore between Sandusky and Cleveland; a day or two ago. The schooner lost her
bowsprit and had her bulwarks badly stove.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      June 2, 1856

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      COLLISION. - The propeller BALTIC, bound up, and the schooner CINCINNATI,
bound to this port with a load of staves, came in collision on Saturday night, and the
schooner had her jib-boom broken off and her larboard bulwarks badly stove in.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 2, 1856

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $150
Freight: staves
Remarks: Repaired
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Cincinnati (Schooner), collision, 31 May 1856