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New York (Brig), collision, 8 Nov 1857


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NEW YORK Brig, collided with the Schooner AUTOCRAT in Detroit River. Property loss $500.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)



COLLISIONS. -- During Sunday night, while the schooner AUTOCRAT was lying at anchor in the river opposite Malden, she was run into by the brig NEW YORK, bound down in tow of a tug. The NEW YORK had her bowsprit and all her head gear carried away, and her deck planks started. She is to be towed back for repairs. She had a cargo of wheat for Oswego, The AUTOCRAT, which was also bound down, was but slightly damaged, and went on her way.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, November 12, 1857




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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3385
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.08339 Longitude: -83.04985
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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New York (Brig), collision, 8 Nov 1857