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George C. Finney (Schooner), U10545, collision, 20 Aug 1884

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A collision occurred in the harbor yesterday afternoon between the schrs. GEORGE C. FINNEY and the NIAGARA. The NIAGARA lost a number of her stays and shrouds and was otherwise injured, and the FINNEY broke her jibboom, bowsprit, etc. The whole damage will not be far from $800. The FINNEY was in tow of a tug.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 21, 1884 3-6

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GEORGE C. FINNEY, schooner. Official U. S. Number 10545, of 300.66 gross tons, 285.63 net tons. Built at Oswego in 1866. Home port, Buffalo. 136.7 x 26 x 10.8
      List of Merchant Vessels of U. S. A., 1891

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Reason: collision
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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George C. Finney (Schooner), U10545, collision, 20 Aug 1884