The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Carlton (Schooner), U4926, collision, 27 Jul 1854


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The Canadian schooner WATER WITCH, bound for Goderich, with an assorted cargo,
from Detroit, was run into and sunk by the propeller NEW ENGLAND, on Wednesday night, in the vicinity of Hog Island. Her crew, with the exception of one man, who was drowned, were taken on board the propeller, which shortly afterwards carried away the bowsprit of the schooner CARLTON, which was lying at anchor opposite the Custom House.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      August 1, 1854


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1854
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14064
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Carlton (Schooner), U4926, collision, 27 Jul 1854