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Louisa McDonald (Schooner), U15872, collision, 10 Oct 1870

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The schr. BRIGHTIE collided with the schr. LOUISA McDONALD, off Racine, on Tuesday evening, damaging the latter's stern and carrying away a davit and the small boat. We were unable to learn what damage was sustained by the BRIGHTIE. The McDONALD is now in port. - Chicago Tribune
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 10, 1870 3-4

Schooner LOUISA McDONALD. U.S. No. 15872, of 191.51 tons gross; 182.01 tons net. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. Changed name to LILY E. on June 1, 1883.
      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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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
William R. McNeil
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Louisa McDonald (Schooner), U15872, collision, 10 Oct 1870