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Mary Morton (Schooner), collision, 21 Sep 1870


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This morning as the schr. MARY MORTON was entering this port, and the bark S.V.R. WATSON, loaded with coal, was going out, a collision took place, resulting in serious damage to both vessels. The MORTON's main-mast was cut off and went by the board. Her forward rigging on the starboard side was also torn loose from the fastenings. The WATSON lost all her jibboom and all her head gear.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 21, 1870 3-5


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1870
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18391
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary Morton (Schooner), collision, 21 Sep 1870