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Nettie Weaver (Schooner), U18089, lost yawl boat, 1 May 1871

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WEAVER, NETTIE Schooner, lost her yawl in Lake Erie.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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The schr. NETTIE WEAVER, which passed down Wednesday night in a tow, shortly after her arrival in Lake Erie encountered an unknown vessel standing in the starboard tacks on board which would not acceded the right of way to the WEAVER to which she was entitled. The vessels came near enough together to smash each others yawl. - Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 5, 1871 3-4

Schooner NETTA WEAVER. U. S. No. 18089. oF 310.19 Tons. Home port. Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Nettie Weaver (Schooner), U18089, lost yawl boat, 1 May 1871