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Ashtabula (Schooner), U367, collision, 1 Nov 1871

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Schooner ASHTABULA, damaged by collision with an unknown vessel on Lake Michigan.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      THE SCHOONER ASHTABULA, loaded with railroad iron, from Milwaukee to Sheboygan, was run into by an unknown vessel, and suffered considerable damage. During the excitement attending the collision, one of the crew, whose name is not given, fell overboard and was drowned. The ASHTABULA is now at Sheboygan repairing. - Milwaukee Wisconsin.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, November 21, 1871

Schooner ASHTABULA. U. S. No. 367. Of 95.31 tons gross. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: 1
Freight: railroad iron
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Ashtabula (Schooner), U367, collision, 1 Nov 1871