The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Carrington (Schooner), collision, 9 Nov 1860

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Schooner CARRINGTON, damaged by collision with Schooner SUNBURY off Turtle Island, Lake Erie. Discharged at Toledo and towed to Detroit for repairs.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)

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VESSEL COLLISION. - During the storm on Friday night the schooner CARRINGTON
while lying close under Turtle Island, was run into by the schooner SUNBURY, both vessels
being considerably injured. The CARRINGTON was loaded with wheat for Oswego, and
her damage will be about $500. Her cargo will be transferred to another vessel.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 14, 1860

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      The Detroit Advertiser says: The schooner CARRINGTON, which was run into
a few days since, near Turtle Island Light, at the mouth of Maumee River, by the
schooner SUNBURY, has had her cargo taken out of her at Toledo, and towed to
this port for repairs. She has been taken into Clark's dry dock. Her jibboom,
bowsprit and headgear are carried away, her stem knocked one side, and other
damage done to her hull.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 19, 1860

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $600
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 41.75255 Longitude: -83.39076
William R. McNeil
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Carrington (Schooner), collision, 9 Nov 1860