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J. S. Austin (Bark), collision, 1 Sep 1866

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J.S. AUSTIN Bark, in collision with Propeller OTTAWA at Chicago, September 1866. OTTAWA damaged $110. damage for the J.S. AUSTIN if any, not given.
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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COLLISIONS. - The Chicago Tribune says the schooner SPARTAN, in tow of the tug ORIOLE, collided with the schooner E.M. PECK, carrying away the jib-boom and bowsprit of the former.
      The bark J.S. AUSTIN, in tow of the tug MONITOR, collided with the propeller OTTAWA, tearing away the forward part of the cabin of the propeller and otherwise damaging her to the externt of $110
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 22, 1866

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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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J. S. Austin (Bark), collision, 1 Sep 1866