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Mary Booth (Schooner), U16392, collision, 25 Jun 1860

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Schooner MARY BOOTH, collided with an unknown vessel off Point au Pelee, and lost her bowsprit, &c.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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      COLLISION. - The Detroit Free Press says: On Monday evening last, the schooner BOOTH, bound for Toledo, when off Point au Pelee, collided with an un-known top-sail schooner, bound down, by which the former had her jib-boom,
bowsprit and head gear carried away, alsi part of her stern badly damaged. The BOOTH was towed to Malden by the tug FIELD, where she repaired temporarily, and from thence she proceeded on to her port of destination.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, June 29, 1860

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Schooner MARY BOOTH. U. S. No. 16392. Of 131.78 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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Mary Booth (Schooner), U16392, collision, 25 Jun 1860