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Milwaukee Belle (Schooner), U16642, collision, 1 Jun 1861


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Schooner MILWAUKEE BELLE in collision on Lake Erie with the Schooner GREAT WESTERN, the latter vessels crew thinking she was sinking jumped on board the MILWAUKEE BELLE and were taken to Detroit, the GREAT WESTERN meanwhile was picked up by a Propeller and taken to Port Stanley in a damaged condition.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

      . . . . .

      ANOTHER COLLISION AND VESSEL LOST.
      (special dispatch to the Commercial Advertiser)
      Detroit, June 6.
The schooner MILWAUKEE BELLE, bound up light, and the schooner GREAT WEST, bound down with a cargo of 10,000 bushels of wheat, collided off Erie Wednesday morning. The latter went down. The crew were taken off by the former, which has arrived here, and but slightly damaged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 6, 1861



Schooner MILWAUKEE BELLE. U. S. No. 16642. Of 242.69 tons gross; 230.56 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1854. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4461
Language of Item:
English
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Milwaukee Belle (Schooner), U16642, collision, 1 Jun 1861