The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. B. Skinner (Schooner), collision, 29 Aug 1851

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COLLISION AND LOSS OF LIFE. -- On Friday night last, the Schooner J.B. SKINNER,bound for this port, was run into by a large fore-and-aft schooner off Huron,
and in the collision a young man by the name of J. Marsh, a brother of the Captain, was knocked overboard and was lost. The SKINNER was damaged to her starboard bow and her jib was badly split. The Master of the fore-and-after refused to give her name.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Thursday, September 4,1851

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September 2, 1851. - Schooner J.B. SKINNER, collided with another vessel on Lake Erie - lost one man. Property loss, $111
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, January 5, 1852
      Casualty List for 1851

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Reason: collision
Lives: 1
Hull damage: $111
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.39505 Longitude: -82.55517
William R. McNeil
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J. B. Skinner (Schooner), collision, 29 Aug 1851