The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of the Straits (Schooner), collision, 1 Sep 1871


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Schooner CITY OF THE STRAITS, damaged by collision near Mackinaw.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

      COLLISION. - The schooner CITY OF THE STRAITS, on her down trip, collided with an unknown vessel in the Straits, carrying away the schooner's staunchions on the starboard side. The fore and mainsails were also badly damaged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday, September 30, 1871


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Newspaper
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Reason: collision
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6180
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.7839 Longitude: -84.72783
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of the Straits (Schooner), collision, 1 Sep 1871