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L. M. Mason (Schooner), U14806, collision, 1 Sep 1866

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L.M. MASON Schooner, cargo lumber, damaged by collision near Algonac, September 1866. Property loss $800
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

      The schooner L.M. MASON was seriously damaged while lying at anchor on Satutday, near Algonac. The bark TANNER, it is stated, by some awkwardness, run foul of her, carrying away everything forward of the stern, and displacing her knight-heads. The bark's damages were slight. The MASON was loaded with lumber, and has since arrived here. - Detroit Free Press, 18th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 20, 1866

Schooner L.M. MASON. U. S. No. 14806. Of 249.73 tons gross; 237.25 tons net. Built Algonac, Mich., 1866. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 120.4 x 26.5 x 9.5.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: collision
Hull damage: $800
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.61837 Longitude: -82.53102
William R. McNeil
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L. M. Mason (Schooner), U14806, collision, 1 Sep 1866