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Sciota (Propeller), collision, 1 Sep 1861

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SCIOTA Propeller, damaged by collision with Schooner WILLIAM CASE, on Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List 1861

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COLLISION. ---The propeller SCIOTA for this port, and the schooner WILLIAM
CASE, which cleared from this port for Milwaukee, on Monday, with 200 barrels salt,
collided off Port Colborne yesterday morning. The former vessel has a hole in her
bow, but was enabled to proceed on her way. The latter had her bowsprit carried
away and also sustained some damage to her stem. She was towed back to port by
the H.N. MARTIN yesterday, and will undergo repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Avertiser
      September 19, 1861

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
William R. McNeil
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Sciota (Propeller), collision, 1 Sep 1861