The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Miami (Schooner), U16312, collision, 15 Jun 1858

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Schooner MIAMI, and Schooner D.O. DICKINSON collided off Presqu'Isle, Lake Huron. Latter considerable damaged and towed into Presque Isle by propeller GLOBE. Property loss $1,200.
      Buffalo Commecial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      COLLIDED. - Capt. Pratt, of the propeller GLOBE reports meeting the schooner D.O. DICKINSON, at 6 o'clock A. M., June 15th, off Presque Isle, she having collided with the schooner MIAMI. Her bow-sprit and fore-topmast were carried away, her bulwarks stove in, but not otherwise damaged seriously. The GLOBE towed her into Presque Isle.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 22, 1858

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Schooner MIAMI. U. S. No. 16312. Of 248.16 tons gross. Home port, Bay City, Mich
      List of Merchant Vessels, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
William R. McNeil
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Miami (Schooner), U16312, collision, 15 Jun 1858