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White Squall (Schooner), U26248, collision, 21 Nov 1856


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Schooner WHITE CLOUD, and Schooner FLORA WATSON collide in Buffalo Harbor. Property loss $350 (for both)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      Schooner WHITE CLOUD, and Schooner FLORA WATSON collide in Buffalo Harbor.
Property loss $350 (for both)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The FLORA WATSON, in coming into port last night, in the gale, ran foul of the
schooner WHITE SQUALL, damaging each other considerably. The former leaks
quite badly.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, November 22, 1856

      . . . . .

NOTE:- The schooner WHITE SQUALL cleared from Buffalo Nov. 22, for Chicago;
she is certainly the vessel involved in the collision, not the WHITE CLOUD.


Schooner WHITE SQUALL. U. S. No. 26248. Of 211.53 tons gross. Built Clayton, N.Y. 1853 by John Oades. Two masts. 131.0 x 25.3 x 10.4 -- Sunk by collision Saginaw Bay 1872
      Herman Runge List
     
     
Schooner WHITE SQUALL. U. S. No. 26248. Of 211.53 tons gross. Home port, Detroit, Mich. _ Listed as lost 1872.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1873


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2852
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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White Squall (Schooner), U26248, collision, 21 Nov 1856