Great Western (Steamboat), collision, 11 Aug 1871
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Steamer GREAT WESTERN, in collision with the Schooner REGINA, the schr. lost her bowsprit.
Marine Disasters on the Western
Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall
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A COLLISION. - The schooner REGINA, bound for this port with a load of bark when nearly opposite the foot of Woodward Avenue, Friday night about 7 o'clock, came in collision with the iron steamer GREAT WESTERN, which at the time was crossing to the Windsor side of the river. The vessel was struck on the port side, carrying away her jibboom, bowsprit, cathead, bulwarks, one stanchion, bulwark and plankshear, and narrowly escaped being run down. - Detroit Post.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Tuesday, August 15, 1871
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes