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William R. Arbuckle (Schooner), U26167, collision, 26 Aug 1856

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Schooners WILLIAM R. ARBUCKLE, and SKYLARK, collided on Lake Erie. Damage $300.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      COLLISION. - The schooner W.M. ARBUCKLE, laden at this port with coal for Buffalo, left last evening, and when about five miles below here was run into by the schooner SKYLARK, carrying away some of the sails are rigging of the ARBUCKLE, but doing no damage to the hull. The ARBUCKLE has returned here for repairs. - Cleveland Herald, 27.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, August 28, 1856

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Schooner W.M. ARBUCKLE. U. S. No. 26167. Of 125.81 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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William R. Arbuckle (Schooner), U26167, collision, 26 Aug 1856