Mayflower (Propeller), U16468, collision, 1 Jul 1858
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MAYFLOWER Propeller, and Schooner MINNESOTA, collided off Long Point, Lake Erie, towed into Erie by the Propeller. Property loss $500.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Jan. 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)
COLLISION - The propeller MAYFLOWER and the lower lakes schooner MINNESOTA collided, says the Express, on Thursday night, in the neighborhood of Long Point. Both vessels were bound up, the latter light. The propeller struck the schooner on the starboard side, between the main and fore-rigging, cutting her through. She was taken in tow by the MAYFLOWER, and towed into Erie, and was brought to this port in tow of the propeller CONCORD, where she will be repaired.
Buffalo Daily Republic
July 20, 1858
Steam screw MAY FLOWER. U. S. No. 16468. Of 623 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1852. First home port, Buffalo, N.Y. DISPOSITION -- Lost 1883
Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
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