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Snow Drop (Schooner), collision, 8 Aug 1862


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Schooner SNOW DROP, in collision with and damaged the schooner SIOUX on Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 11, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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COLLISION - The schr. SIOUX, of Ashtabula, reached this port yesterday morning in a somewhat crippled condition. While coming up Lake Erie early on Friday morning last she came in collision with the schr. SNOWDROP, also bound up, both vessels ???ing while on opposite tacks. The SIOUX had her bowsprit and headgear carried away, which is the princippal damage she sustained. The SNOWDROP which was but slightly injured, and proceeded on her voayage to Toledo, whither she was bound. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, August 13, 1862


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5051
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Snow Drop (Schooner), collision, 8 Aug 1862