Kyle Spangler (Schooner), collision, 2 Oct 1858
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Schooner KYLE SPANGLER, cargo wheat, collided with Schooner MATT ROOT, in Straits of Mackinaw, and lost her mainmast, mainsail, boom ect. Property loss loss $500.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)
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COLLISION. - The schooner KYLE SPANGLER, with a load of wheat from Milwauke
for Buffalo, was run into by an unknown vessel in the Straits of Mackinac last Saturday
night. The jib-boom of the unknown craft struck the main mast of the KYLE SPANGLER,
shivering it to atoms. She also lost her main-sail and main-boom. The SPANGLER was
towed to this port by the tug ARMSTRONG, and lies at the Detroit and Milwaukee
Railway dock. - Detroit Advertiser.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Saturday, October 9, 1858
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- William R. McNeil
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