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Kosciusko (Schooner), collision, 28 Oct 1856


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Schooner KOSCIUSKO, cargo coal and grindstones, collided with an unknown vessel, off Sturgeon Point, Lake Erie, and lost mainmast gaff, boom and boat.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      FURTHER EFFECTS OF THE GALE. - The schooner KOSCIUSKO, with coal from
Cleveland for this port, collided off Stuirgeon Point, yesterday, with some
vessel unknown, and carried away her boat, main-boom, gaff and main-sail.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, October 29, 1856


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400
Freight: grindstones, coal
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2659
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.69089 Longitude: -79.04754
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kosciusko (Schooner), collision, 28 Oct 1856