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R. G. Winslow (Bark), collision, 6 Jun 1860


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Bark R.G. WINSLOW, collided with the Schooner SASCO off Point aux Barques, Lake Huron, both got to Detroit, damage to former $650, to latter $600.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. Casualty List 1860

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The schooner SASCO, while on her passage down through Lake Huron, and when off Point aux Barques, on Wednesday night (6/6), was run into by the bark R.G. WINSLOW, colliding with such force as to carry away the former's rail, bulwarks stanchions and rigging on one side, and entirely ruining her fore-sail, besides damaging her hull to a considerable extent. She was enabled to reach the River St. Clair with the remainder of her canvas. From thence she was towed to this city, where she undergoes the necessary repairs, which it will take some days to complete.
      The bark arrived here also yesterday afternoon, with her bowsprit, head gear and fore-yard gone.
      Detroit Free Press
      June 10, 1860

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      The damages sustained by the R.G. WINSLOW in the recent collision with the SASCO, will amount to $500. The SASCO's will be a trifle over that amount. Both vessels are here undergoing repairs. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, June 13, 1860

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $650
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1860
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McN.W.4007
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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R. G. Winslow (Bark), collision, 6 Jun 1860