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Bay State (Schooner), U2141, collision, 1 Aug 1861

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BAY STATE Schooner, lost jib-boom, cut-water and etc., in collision with an unknown vessel on Lake Erie. Docked and repaired.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862 Casualty List, 1861

      The schooner BAY STATE arrived up this morning from Buffalo, with her jibboom and cutwater carried away, likewise her headgear in bad condition, resulting from a collision with some unknown vessel on Lake Erie. She has gone into Campbell & Owen's dry dock for repairs. --- Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, August 10, 1861

Schooner BAY STATE. U. S. No. 2141. Of 249.38 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1855. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $250
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Bay State (Schooner), U2141, collision, 1 Aug 1861