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Scotland (Schooner), collision, 4 Nov 1856

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Schooner SCOTLAND (C), and Schooner CUYAHOGA, collided in Oswego harbor. Property loss, Hull $1,300. Cargo $7,000, ( for both vessels ?)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      The schooner SCOTLAND was run afoul of by the schooner CUYAHOGA, in Oswego harbor, and was dismasted - lost bulwarks and stanchions. The schooner CUYAHOG is ashore inside of Oswego harbor. She is being lighted off.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, November 6, 1856

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Oswego. -- The schooner Cuyahoga with wheat from Chicago, ran into the schooner Scotland, which was lying in the channel, carrying away the masts and part of the bulwarks of the latter, besides doing some other damage to the vessel. The Cuyahoga was somewhat damaged and is leaking.
      Oswego Daily Times
      Wednesday, November 5, 1856

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,300
Cargo: $7,000
Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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Scotland (Schooner), collision, 4 Nov 1856