Globe (Brig), collision, 22 May 1858
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Brig GLOBE, collided with the Schooner VIRGINIA PURDY 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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- William R. McNeil
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