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R. B. Hubbard (Schooner), U21180, capsized, 1 May 1860

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HUBBARD, R.B. Schooner, capsized in a squall on Lake Huron, righted and towed to the River St. Clair.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. Casualty List 1860

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      Capt. S.C. Keeler, of the tug REINDEER, states that while engaged with his tug, in company with the tug OSWEGO and 2 scows, a few days since, in raising the schr. R.B. HUBBARD, which had capsized, they had nearly succeeded in getting the vessel in an upright position, and the task of raising her about accomplished, when the stmr. NORTH STAR, Capt. Sweet, pased near them under full steam, which, causing a heavy swell, came near swamping both scows and vessels' and doing other serious damage.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 22, 186-

      Schooner R.B. HUBBARD. U. S. No. 21180. Of 104.02 tons. Home port, Chicago.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $210
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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R. B. Hubbard (Schooner), U21180, capsized, 1 May 1860