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Flying Cloud (Schooner), collision, 1 Nov 1862


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Schooner FLYING CLOUD, cargo grain, collided with the Brig MOHEGAN, off
Beaver Island, Lake Michigan, losing her bowsprit.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

      . . . . .

      DISABLED. - The schooner FLYING CLOUD arrived down last evening from
Chicago in a disabled condition. When near Skillagallee on her passage down, she
was run into by some unknown bark during a snow storm, carrying away her jibboom,
bowsprit and head-gear and a portion of her stem. The bark put back to Beaver
Harbor with a loss of her mainsail besides other damage. The CLOUD repairs here
which will probably detain her same 24 hours. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, December 2, 1862

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $100
Freight: grain
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5257
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.66472 Longitude: -85.55731
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Flying Cloud (Schooner), collision, 1 Nov 1862