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Empire State (Schooner), collision, 1 Sep 1862

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Schooner EMPIRE STATE, drifted foul of the Schooner MARQUETTE, at anchor in River St. Clair, carrying away bowsprit and headgear.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      DAMAGES BY COLLISION. - The schooner EMPIRE STATE, of Oswego, while sailing down the River St. Clair Monday night, and when opposite Sarnia, came in collision with the schooner MARQUETTE, which was lying at anchor. The latter vessel had her jibboom, bowsprit and headgear carried away; the former some damage to her foresail. Both vessels have arrived at this city for repairs, which is being done at Capt. J.M. Jones ship-yard. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, September 6, 1862

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.983611 Longitude: -82.411944
William R. McNeil
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Empire State (Schooner), collision, 1 Sep 1862