Geraldine (Schooner), sunk by collision, 18 Oct 1869
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GERALDINE Schooner, cargo coal, sunk by collision with schooner E.M. PORTCH, off Long Point Cut, Lake Erie, and a total loss.
Marine Disasters on the Western
Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall
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A dispatch from Erie, dated the 19th, states that "last night the schrs. E.M. PORTCH and GERALDINE collided about 5 miles below the cut near Long Pt. The GERALDINE sunk in 10 minutes. All hands were saved. She was loaded with 200 tons of coal.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
October 20, 1869 3-4
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- Reason: sunk by collision
Remarks: Total loss
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes