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Miami Belle (Schooner), U16616, collision, 15 Nov 1858

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COLLISION. - Yesterday morning the schooner MIAMI BELLE, bound down, collided off Port Huron, with the schooner H.L. WHITMAN, the latter lying at anchor. Everything forward was taken off the WHITMAN except her bowsprit, starting her hood-ends. She repairs at Port Huron. The BELLE also lost her head gear. She continued on her voyage. - Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, November 17, 1858

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Schooner MIAMI BELLE. U. S. No. 16616. Of 268.63 tons gross. Home port, Toledo., Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

Schooner MIAMI BELL. U.S. No. 16616, of 268.63 tons gross; 255.20 tons net. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. Changed name to LIZZIE P. BETTS on September 10, 1884.
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
William R. McNeil
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Miami Belle (Schooner), U16616, collision, 15 Nov 1858