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Harvey Bissell (Bark), U11281, collision, 23 Oct 1871


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Bark H. BISSELL, and Schooner A.J. ROGERS collide at the Flats; both damaged.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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A COLLISION AT THE FLATS. - A collision took place yesterday at the St. Clair Flats, the names being given as the bark BISSELL and the schooner ROGERS. The BISSELL, it appears, grounded in the new channel, where the collision took place, doing considerable damage to her quarter. The ROGERS had all her head gear carried away, besides other damages of a less character. - Det. Post, 24th
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, October 26, 1871

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      THE BISSEL AND THE ROGERS. - The bark BISSELL and schooner A.J. ROGERS, which sustained damages at the Flats, have arrived at Campbell, Owen & Co's dock, Detroit, for repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Friday, October 27, 1871


Schooner HARVEY BISSELL. U. S. No. 11281. Of 496.86 tons gross; 472.02 tons net. Built Toledo, O., 1866. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 162.4 x 33.6 x 12.4.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1871
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McN.W.6350
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Harvey Bissell (Bark), U11281, collision, 23 Oct 1871