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Arkansas (Schooner), collision, 1 Jun 1856


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Schooner ARKANSAS, damaged in collision off Chicago.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (casualty list)

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      The schooner ARKANSAS, which went ashore at Muskegon last fall and laid there all winter, was hauled off and while on her way to Chicago, was run into on last Sunday by some vessel unknown and badly damaged. Nearly the whole of her broadside was carried away but she succeeded in getting into port.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      June 27, 1856

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Newspaper
Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2434
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Arkansas (Schooner), collision, 1 Jun 1856