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Thomas Kingsford (Schooner), collision, 1 May 1860

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KINGSFORD, THOMAS, Schooner, bound in to Chicago, collided with the Schooner St.JAMES which was being towed out, damage to the former $35, and to the latter $200
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. Casualty List 1860

      . . . . .

      The schr. St. JAMES, hence for Buffalo with a cargo of corn, while being
towed out of the harbor last evening, collised with the schr. KINGSFORD, bound
in, carrying away the jibboom, bow and head gear of the former vessel, making it
necessary for her to return to port to repair damages. She now lies at Sturges
dock, near Rush St. bridge.
      Detroit Free Press
      June 2, 1860

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $35
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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Thomas Kingsford (Schooner), collision, 1 May 1860