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Bismark (Schooner), C72578, collision, 12 Aug 1879

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Schooner BISMARK, 8 years old and 302 tons, belonging to the port of Kingston, came in collision with the steamship PERSIA, August 12, 1879 near Presque Isle, Lake Ontario. She was bound from Garden Island to Toledo when an error of judgment caused the partial casualty. Loss $300.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1879
      Department of Marine & Fisheries
      Sessional Papers (No. 9) A. 1880

Schooner BISMARK. Official Canada No. 72578. Of 302 tons register. Built Port Dalhousie, Ont., 1871. Home port, Kingston, Ont., 131.7 x 26.0 x 11.5 Owned by Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Co.,
      List of Vessels on the registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Remarks: Repaired
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William R. McNeil
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Bismark (Schooner), C72578, collision, 12 Aug 1879