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Mary (Brig), collision, 12 May 1849


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MARY Brig, came in collision with the Schooner TRENTON, on Saturday 12th. May, 1849. TRENTON lost bowsprit, cutwater and jibboom. No report on damage to MARY or on what lake.
      Casualty List for 1849
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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MARINE DISASTER.---The schooner TRENTON was run into on Saturday night, about
half past ten, by the Brig MARY, and had her bowsprit, cutwater and jib-boom carried away. The master of the schooner hailed the master of the brig, desiring him to lay to, until the extent of the damage could be ascertained, but the latter kept on his course without heeding the invitation. The collision happened between Conneaut and Ashtabula.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, May 14, 1849 p.2

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      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES
      DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
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Brig MARY and Schr. TRENTON, collision; partially damaging both...........$200
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, January 3, 1850 (extracted from list)


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Reason: collision
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1849
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9246
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.86505 Longitude: -80.78981
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary (Brig), collision, 12 May 1849