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Virginia Purdy (Schooner), collision, 22 May 1858


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Schooner VIRGINIA PURDY, collided with the Brig GLOBE on Lake St. Clair. Property loss $150.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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COLLISION. - On Saturday, the schooner VIRGINIA PURDY, in tow of a tug,
coming across the St. Clair Flats, bound down, collided with the brig GLOBE,
bound up, under sail. The VIRGINIA PURDY lost her jibboom, head-stays, &c.,
receiving damage to the extent of some $300. She came down to this city and
stopped for repairs. The extent of the brig's damage we did not learn. She kept
on her way up. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, May 26, 1858

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3596
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Virginia Purdy (Schooner), collision, 22 May 1858