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Commerce (Brig), collision, 1 Oct 1866

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COMMERCE Brig, damaged by collision on Lake St. Clair, October 1866. Property loss $800
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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COMMERCE Brig of 445 Tons, owned at Cleveland by Winslow. Bound from Cleveland to Escanaba was damaged by collision on Lake St. Clair, October 1866. Loss to ship $200
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

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THE LATE GALE - FURTHER DISASTERS. - The brig COMMERCE and schooner DAUNTLESS came in contact with each other while at anchor in Lake St. Clair. The former was damaged in her quarter to the extent of some $200, but has since passed on. The DAUNTLESS lost her headgear, and was damaged in her bows to the extent of $300, or upwards. She is here repairing. - Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, October 27, 1866

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Reason: collision
Hull damage: $800
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
William R. McNeil
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Commerce (Brig), collision, 1 Oct 1866