The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Racine (Schooner), collision, 23 Apr 1849


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RACINE Schooner, collided with the Schooner ONTONAGON, near the Lightship May 3, 1849. Little damage to the RACINE, the ONTONAGON lost her jibboom and bowsprit. (no position nor lake)
      Casualty List for 1849
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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      The schooners RACINE and ONTONAGON came in contact near the light-ship on Monday night. The damage to thr RACINE was trifling. The ONTONAGON lost her bowsprit and jibboom. ---- Milwaukee Sentinel
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, May 1, 1849

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      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES
      DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
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Schrs. ONTONAGON and RACINE, collided; partly damaged both..........$200
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, January 3, 1850 (extracted from list)

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Notes:
Reason: collision
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Damage slight
Date of Original:
1849
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9239
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.7839 Longitude: -84.72783
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Racine (Schooner), collision, 23 Apr 1849