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Collingwood (Schooner), collision, 1 May 1871


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COLLINGWOOD Schooner, ran foul of the Schooner WANDERER at Port Huron; latter vessel capsized was was recovered.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall




      VESSEL CAPSIZED. - Yesterday morning, as the schooner WANDERER emerged from Black River into River St. Clair with a load of lumber, she was run foul of by the schooner COLLINGWOOD, going down. The WANDERER drifted across the bows of another schooner, the S.A. WOOD, which was lying at anchor, and rolled over. Her deck load, consisting of boards and shingles, floated off, and her mainmast was carried away. No lives were lost. She was shortly after righted and towed into port for repairs. She hails from Cleveland and is valued at about $3,000. The damage sustained by the other vessels were light. - Detroit Post, July 8th
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, July 10, 1871


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5505
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Collingwood (Schooner), collision, 1 May 1871