John Weeden (Schooner), U12792, collision, 15 May 1858
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Schooner JOHN WEEDEN, and Schooner KATE L. BRUCE collided off Turtle Island, Lake Erie. Property loss $500.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)
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COLLISION. - The schooners KATE L. BRUCE and J.C. WEEDEN came in collision Saturday night about one mile below Turtle Island Light. The WEEDEN was going down, loaded, and the BRUCE, coming up, light. The WEEDEN had her rigging, fore and aft, carried away, and a large part of her rail. The BRUCE had nearly all her head gear taken off. The WEEDEN put back for repairs, and is now in our harbor. - Toledo Blade.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Thursday, May 20, 1858
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Schooner JOHN WEEDEN, U. S. No. 12792. Of 214.43 tons gross. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
Schooner JOHN WEEDEN. U. S. No. 12792. Of 214.43 tons. Built Huron, Ohio, 1857 at the shipyard of John F. Squires . -- Lost Lake Ontario, 1869.
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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