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W. J. Whaling (Schooner), U26364, collision, 1 Oct 1866

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W.J. WHALING Schooner, damaged by collision with the schooner MIRANDA at Detroit, October 1866. Property loss $300
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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      COLLISION. - A collision took place on Thursday evening, a short distance below Bar Point, between the schooners MIRANDA and W.J. WHALING, the former bound down, and the latter up, resulting in more or less damage to both vessels. The WHALING had her mainsail badly torn, and the MIRANDA her jib-boom carried away. The WHALING is here for repairs. The MIRANDA returned to Malden. - Detroit Free Press, 6th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      October 9, 1866

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Reason: collision
Hull damage: $300
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
William R. McNeil
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W. J. Whaling (Schooner), U26364, collision, 1 Oct 1866