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Fred Hill (Schooner), collision, 22 Nov 1858


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Schooner FRED HILL, and steamer CLEVELAND collided off Grand Haven, Lake Michigan. Property loss $650
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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COLLISION - About 8 o'clock on Monday night, as the steamer CLEVELAND, for Grand Haven, was going out of the harbor, she was run into by the schooner FRED HILL, from the east, loaded with lumber, carrying away a portion of the forward upper deck of the steamer, and the jib-boom and some of the head gear of the schooner. The steamer returned to port, and is repairing damages, which are inconsiderable, and will be ready for sea again by noon to-day. - Mil. News.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, November 27, 1858

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NOTE. - The Milwaukee News extracts reads like the casualty happened at
Milwaukee. ?



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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3864
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.06307 Longitude: -86.22839
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fred Hill (Schooner), collision, 22 Nov 1858