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Rio Grande (Brig), collision, 1 Jul 1868


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The brig RIO GRANDE arrived here with coal a day or 2 since somewhat damaged in her appearnace, the result we since learn of a collision with the schooner BLAKE, off Long Pt., Lake Erie. The former craft sustained serious injuries.
      Detroit Free Press
      July 24, 1868

      . . . . .

Schr. VERNIE M. BLAKE collided with brig RIO GRANDE off Long Point, Thursday
morning at 2:00. Formast and boom broken.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 18, 1868 3-3


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1868
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14613
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rio Grande (Brig), collision, 1 Jul 1868