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Comet (Propeller), lost her mast, 19 Oct 1860

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COMET Propeller, lost her mast in a gale on Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860
      . . . . .

      The prop. COMET which passed up on Sunday, lost part of her fore mast durin
the storm of Saturday on Lake Erie. It was broken off about 40 ft. above the
hurricane deck. She put into Kelley's Island where the wreck was cleared away
when she came on to this port.
      Detroit Free press
      October 23, 1860

      . . . . .

      The propeller COMET, which passed up yesterday, had her mast carried away
during the heavy storm on Lake Erie, on Saturday, leaving about 80 feet remaining
above her upper cabin.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, October 24, 1860

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Reason: lost her mast
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $75
Remarks: Repaired
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Comet (Propeller), lost her mast, 19 Oct 1860