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James E. Eagle (Propeller), U11668, collision, 9 May 1860

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A collision took place yesterday forenoon by the bark LADY OF THE LAKE coming into contact with the propeller J.E. EAGLE, which lay at the foot of Woodward Avenue. The bark was in tow of the steamer GEM, which could not control her, owing to the strong wind which was blowing at the time. The propeller's bulwarks and stanchions were carried away near the stern, damaging her $50 worth.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 10, 1860

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Steam screw JAMES E. EAGLE. U. S. No. 11668. Of 137.70 tons. Home port, Bay City, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $50
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
William R. McNeil
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James E. Eagle (Propeller), U11668, collision, 9 May 1860