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J. W. Sargent (Schooner), U12773, collision, 1 Aug 1857

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Schooner J.W. SARGENT, lost bulwarks etc., in contact with propeller PRAIRIE STATE. Property loss $200
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 casualty list)

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      From the Oswego Palladium, of the 2d, we learn that the new vessel J.W. SARGENT, arrived at Oswego on Saturday, from Cleveland, with a load of staves was run into in the Welland Canal by the prop. PRARIE STATE, and had her bow
badly stove in below the deck, and 10 or 12 ft. of her bulwarks carried away.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 10, 1857 2-6

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Schooner J.W. SARGENT. U. S. No. 12773. Of 98.49 tons. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Freight: staves
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.042777 Longitude: -79.2125
William R. McNeil
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J. W. Sargent (Schooner), U12773, collision, 1 Aug 1857