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Moselle (Schooner), U16311, collision, 22 Sep 1856


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Schooners MOSELLE and L.M. MASON collided on Lake Erie, the former lost head gear the latter had stern badly stove. Property Loss $300 (for both ?)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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COLLISION. - The schooners L.M. MASON and MOSELLE collided off Point au Pelee on Monday. The former had her stem taken nearly clean off, but managed to reach this port in a very dangerous plight. The MOSELLE lost her head gear.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, September 24, 1856

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Schooner MOSELLE. U. S. No. 16311. Of 245.31 tons gross; 233.05 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1855. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 127.4 x 25.7 x 10.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2548
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Moselle (Schooner), U16311, collision, 22 Sep 1856