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Montezuma (Brig), sprung mainmast, 7 Oct 1862

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Brig MONTEZUMA, cargo grain, sprung her mainmast, top-sail yard, etc., also became leaky off Point Pelee, got back to Detroit.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      DISABLED. - The brig MONTEZUMA, bound down with a cargo of grain, arrived here on Tuesday in a leaky condition, and otherwise disabled. She then proceeded as far down af Point au Pelee Passage, when it was discovered that she had sprung her mainmast, and had her topsail yard carried away. She returned to this port for repairs. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, October 10, 1962

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Reason: sprung mainmast
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,700
Cargo: $300
Freight: grain
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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Montezuma (Brig), sprung mainmast, 7 Oct 1862