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Nelson (Schooner), collision, 1 Oct 1861


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SERIOUS COLLISION.---The schooner NELSON, bound for Oswego, ran into the schooner J.G. BEARD, bound for Kingston, off Long Point, in the gale of Friday night. The BEARD is supposed to be a total loss, but the crew were saved. Part of them have returned here.
The BEARD was loaded here by Messrs. J. Aspinall & Son, on the 2nd. inst., who are fully insured in a Canadian Company. ------ Detroit Tribune
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 11, 1861


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14280
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Nelson (Schooner), collision, 1 Oct 1861