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Cuyahoga (Schooner), collision, 4 Nov 1856

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Schooner CUYAHOGA and schooner SCOTLAND (C), collided in Oswego harbor. Property loss Hull $1,300. Cargo $7,000
      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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      About 7,000 bushels of wheat in the schooner CUYAHOGA, which vessel was damaged in the harbor yesterday morning, will be saved in good condition. She is being kept remarkably free of water by one of Worthington's pumps, belonging to the North Western Ins. Co.
      Oswego Daily Times
      Thursday, November 6, 1856

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
William R. McNeil
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Cuyahoga (Schooner), collision, 4 Nov 1856