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Miami (Schooner), U16312, collision, 1 Sep 1860

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Schooners MIAMI, and CHALLENGE collided in the St. Clair Flats.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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      The schooner CHALLENGE, while in tow of the tug BRUCE, Saturday afternoon, coming over the Flats ran into the schooner MIAMI, the latter vessel being ahead in the tow, grounded and caused the collision. The CHALLENGE had her bulwarks, headrail, staunchions, and more or less of her plankshear carried away, damaging her in the amount of $100 or upwards. The MIAMI sustained little or no damage.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, September 4, 1860

Schooner MIAMI. U. S. No. 16312. Of 248.16 tons gross. Home port, Bay City, Mich
      List of Merchant Vessels, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
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William R. McNeil
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Miami (Schooner), U16312, collision, 1 Sep 1860