Golden West (Bark), U10199, collision, 21 Nov 1862
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Bark GOLDEN WEST, in collision with the Schooner YANKEE, in tow off Sarnia, River St. Clair.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)
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COLLISION. - The bark GOLDEN WEST and schooner YANKEE, both bound up in tow of a tug, had a collision on Friday morning in St. Clair River, near Sarnia. The former vessel, being foremost in the tow, sheered out of her course and got aground, causing the latter to run foul of her, resulting in carrying away her jibboom, losing one of her jibs, which fell into the stream and was not recovered, also smashing her small boat. The bark sustained no damage of consequence and proceeded on her voyage. The latter is detained at Newport for repairs. - Detroit Free Press.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Wednesday, November 26, 1862
Schooner GOLDEN WEST. U. S. No. 10199. Of 456.63 gross tons; 433.80 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1861. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
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- William R. McNeil
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