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Grace Greenwood (Bark), U10196, collision, 28 Sep 1856

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Bark GRACE GREENWOOD, and Propeller ORONTES collide on Lake Erie
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      THE GALE. - During the whole of yesterday, up to a few minuter after 4 P.M. the wind blew strong from the southward, and at that time hauled in a moment to north west, and blew with tremendous force. The bark GRACE GREENWOOD just made the end of the Faitport piers before the wind had changed, and not succeeding in getting in before the squall, was struck by the propeller ORONTES which had put back, and her bowsprit knocked off, and her bow opened to light water mark - She was got in during the night. - Cleveland Herald, 29th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, September 30, 1856

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      Bark GRACE GREENWOOD. U. S. No. 10196. Of 305.55 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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Grace Greenwood (Bark), U10196, collision, 28 Sep 1856