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Lively (Schooner), collision, 1 Sep 1866

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LIVELY Schooner, damaged by collision with schooner MARIA F. JOHNSON, off Sheboygan, September 1866. Property loss $1,200
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February. 25, 1867

      LIVELY Schooner of 294 Tons, owned at Buffalo by Mallon Co. Bound from Manitowoc to Chicago, September 1866, was damaged by collision and abandoned on Lake Michigan. Loss to vessel $1,800 insurance $875 Loss to cargo $3,900 insurance on cargo $2,000
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

      COLLIDED AND SUNK. - We learn by a despatch to the Board of Lake Underwriters that the schooner LIVELY and the schooner MARIA F. JOHNSON collided on the night of the 17th inst., when off Sheboygan. The JOHNSON, laden with coal, was sunk, her crew all escaping to the schooner LIVELY.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 20, 1866

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COLLISION. - The schooner MARIA F. JOHNSON, which was reported sunk yesterday by collision with the schooner LIVELY off Sheboygan, has drifted ashore. The schooner LIVELY was not much damaged.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 21, 1866

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      COLLISION - Further Particulars. - The schooner MARIA F. JOHNSON, that collided with the schooner LIVELY, on Sunday last, drifted ashore soon after the collision, about 9 miles south of Manitowoc. She had on board 2,200 bbls. salt, from Saginaw for Chicago. The schooner LIVELY was damaged about $2,000. Her bows are stove in and her bowsprit and jib-boom were carried away and rail covering boards and main-sail gone, besides having her fore-boom broken and other small injuries. The tug GEORGE W. WOOD will as soon as the weather permits go with steam pumps to get the JOHNSON off. Each vessel was insured for $8,000. - Detroit Free Press, 20th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 22, 1866

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Hull damage: $1,200
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.75083 Longitude: -87.71453
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Lively (Schooner), collision, 1 Sep 1866