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Monitor (Bark), collision, 8 Oct 1863


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COLLIDED. - A collision took place Thursday night a short distance this side of Malden, between the tug DOBBINS, bound up with no tow, and the bark MONITOR which was bound down in tow of the tug DISPATCH and directly astern of another vessel. The former sustained serious damage to her bow, while the latter it was presumed was uninjured, as she proceeded on her voyage. Capt. Hackett, of the DOBBINS, informs us that he had the usual lights brilliantly set on his boat, but that such was not the case on board the bark, and furthermore that she was not following in the track of the tug which had her in tow. As this is not a matter for us to decide we will simply let it rest "where it is." - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, October 12, 1863

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Propeller (tug) ANNA DOBBINS, collided with the Bark MONITOR, off Malden, River Detroit.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16795
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.08339 Longitude: -83.04985
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Monitor (Bark), collision, 8 Oct 1863