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Reciprocity (Schooner), U21185, collision, 1 Oct 1861

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RECIPROCITY Schooner, damaged in collision in Detroit River.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

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      COLLISION.---The schooner RECIPROCITY, bound up, was run into by some unknown tug on Thursday morning, about 4 o'clock, in the river below, opposite Grosse Isle, doing serious damage to her starboard bow, by the destruction of some seven or eight of her outside planks; also injuring the railing. The tug was bound down, with a vessel in tow. The vessel has arrived at this port, and is now undergoing necessary repairs. ----- Detroit Advertiser
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 16, 1861

Schooner RECIPROCITY. U. S. No. 21185. Of 224.73 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $250
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.12532 Longitude: -83.15826
William R. McNeil
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Reciprocity (Schooner), U21185, collision, 1 Oct 1861