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Autocrat (Schooner), collision, 8 Nov 1857

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AUTOCRAT Schooner, collided with the Brig NEW YORK in the Detroit River. Property loss $500 (for both ?)
      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
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.08339 Longitude: -83.04985
William R. McNeil
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Autocrat (Schooner), collision, 8 Nov 1857