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Twin Sisters (Schooner), U24151, collision, 25 Aug 1871


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Schooner TWIN SISTERS, lost jibboon by collision on Lake Erie.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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COLLISION ON LAKE ERIE. - A collision occurred on Lake Erie, off Conneaut, last Friday morning, between an unknown schooner and the schooner TWIN SISTERS. The latter vessel was by the wind, inbound east, when the unknown came down upon her, wing and wing, carrying away the SISTERS bowsprit and jibboom, maingaff and mainsail.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, August 29, 1871


Schooner TWIN SISTERS. U. S. No. 24151. Of 200.98 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5874
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.94756 Longitude: -80.55424
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Twin Sisters (Schooner), U24151, collision, 25 Aug 1871