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M. L. Collins (Schooner), U16614, damaged sails, 16 Jul 1871

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Schooner M.L. COLLINS, damaged in sails in a gale on Lake Erie.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      VESSELS INJURED. - Two vessels bound for this port were injured by the squall on Sunday last, and are now undergoing repairs. The brig SEA GULL had a portion of her forward sails blown away, and the M.L. COLLINS had her fore and mainsail damaged, and yesterday was towed down to the shipyard to receive other repairs while awaiting the replacement of her sails. - Toledo Blade
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, July 20, 1871

      Schooner M.L. COLLINS. U. S. No. 16614. Of 231.20 tons gross; 219.64 tons net. Built Toledo, O., 1854. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 130.0 x 26.0 x 9.0.
      Merchant Vessel list, U. S., 1885

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Reason: damaged sails
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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M. L. Collins (Schooner), U16614, damaged sails, 16 Jul 1871