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Miami (Schooner), U16312, collision, 15 Sep 1871

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Schooner MIAMI, and Bark St. ALBANS collide in Lake Ontario; latter damaged $5,000.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      COLLISION. - A collision between the Canadian bark A. STEVENS, timber laden and the American schooner MIAMI occurred last Friday morning about ten miles from the Devil's Nose, Lake Ontario. The STEVENS filled with water and her crew was transferred to the MIAMI, which vessel arrived at Port Dalhousie very little damaged. The STEVENS was picked up by a tug and taken to the Canadian shore. It is said the the STEVENS did not show the proper lights.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, September 18, 1871

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NOTE:- one or both of the above is wrong ?

Schooner MIAMI. U. S. No. 16312. Of 248.16 tons gross. Home port, Bay City, Mich
      List of Merchant Vessels, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damage slight
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.36867 Longitude: -77.9764
William R. McNeil
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Miami (Schooner), U16312, collision, 15 Sep 1871