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Pauline (Schooner), collision, 1 Nov 1861

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PAULINE Schooner, Cargo Pig iron and salt, collided with the
Schooner ATHENIAN, in the Mackinaw Straits, put into Milwaukee
and was damaged there by the Propeller PRAIRIE STATE.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

      . . . . .

      DISABLED.---The schooner PAULINE, bound from Buffalo to Racine, with a
cargo of pig iron and salt, came into port on Saturday, having been partially disabled
by a collision with the schooner ATHENIAN, in the Straits, and in coming up the
river was run into by the propeller PRAIRIE STATE, ear Walker's Point bridge, and
badly damaged. The propeller had her wheel house smashed, while the schooner
received an ugly jam to her starboard bow, making a big hole above the water line. -
-Milwaukee Sentinel
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 15, 1861

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $375
Freight: pig iron & salt
Remarks: Repaired
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William R. McNeil
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Pauline (Schooner), collision, 1 Nov 1861