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H. N. Gates (Schooner), leak, 4 Aug 1851

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Schooner H.N. GATES, bound for the Canal, put into Buffalo in a leaky and otherwise damaged condition. Aug. 4, 1851.
      Casualty List for 1851
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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The schooner H.M. GATES with a cargo of grain for Montreal, in attempting to make this port for repairs to her canvas, ran foul of the brig TUSCARORA at the mouth of the Creek, doing considerable damage to both vessels.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Wednesday, August 6, 1851

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      Aug. 4, 1851. - Schooner H.N. GATES, disabled on Lake Erie - run to Buffalo - damaged another vessel. Property loss, $1,200
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,200
Freight: grain
Remarks: Repaired
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Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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H. N. Gates (Schooner), leak, 4 Aug 1851