The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Delaware (Schooner), collision, 27 Nov 1871

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Schooner DELAWARE, lost jibboom by Schooner ONTARIO running foul of her.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      COLLISION. - A collision took place on the upper end of the St. Clair Flats Monday
between the schooner DELAWARE, grain laden, and the schooner ONTARIO, lumber
laden. The former lost her jibboom and a portion of her head gear. The ONTARIO also
suffered the loss of her jibboom, bowsprit and headgear. The DELAWARE has arrived at Detroit in tow of the tug RIVER QUEEN, and was taken to Campbell, Owen & Co's yard for repairs. The ONTARIO will probably have her repairs made at Chatham.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, November 29, 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: lost jibboom
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William R. McNeil
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Delaware (Schooner), collision, 27 Nov 1871