Seneca Chief (Schooner), U22580, collision, 17 Jul 1858
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Schooner SENECA CHIEF and Steam tug JOHN OWEN collide near Malden, Detroit River. Property loss $550.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)
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COLLISIONS. -- The tug JOHN OWEN and the schooner SENECA CHIEF, the latter bound down, collided near Malden on Saturday night. The OWEN had one of her wheels and wheel house badly damaged, and some damage done to other portions of her machinery. The vessel lost her jib boom and some of her head gear. -- Det. Adv.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Wednesday, July 21, 1858
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COLLISION. - The tug JOHN OWEN, coming up, collided with the schooner SENECA CHIEF, Saturday night, near Malden. Her wheel house and wheel were damaged, an the schooner lost her jib-boom. We did not learn the amount of the damage. - Detroit Free Press.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Thursday, July 22, 1858
Schooner SENECA CHIEF. U. S. No. 22580. Of 132.73 tons. Home port, Kenosha, Wis.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
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