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Peoria (Schooner), U19688, collision, 4 Nov 1856

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Schooner PEORIA Schooner, and Schooner WINGS OF THE WIND, collided in mouth of Grand River, C.W. Property loss $100 ( for both ?)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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Further Effects Of The Gale - The schooner C. HARRISON is ashore at Milwaukee. The UNDINE is also ashore at Muskegon. The schooner YOUNG AMERICA is at Beaver Harbor, leaking badly. The schooner PEORIA, had her rigging and stanchions carried away by collision at Maitland. The brig SAMPSON is ashore at Fort Ontario, with a cargo of coal. The schooner FORWARDER is ashore at the same place. The schooner GEORGIANA, of Montreal, with lumber, is ashore at Port Colborne. The schooner CAROLINE is ashore near Whitby. The schooner TEMPEST is sunk inside the river at Oswego.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, November 8, 1856

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Schooner PEORIA. U. S. No. 19668. Of 166 gross tons; 158 tons net. Built by Gillman at Black River, Ohio, in 1854, rebuilt 1890. Home port, Charlevoix, Mich. 112.0 x 24.0 x 8.0 Owned by H. Bonner
      Great lakes Register, 1900

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.855277 Longitude: -79.577777
William R. McNeil
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Peoria (Schooner), U19688, collision, 4 Nov 1856