Mohawk (Brig), sunk by collision, 7 Jun 1864
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By telegraph from Port Colborne, to Capt. Dobbins, we learn that the brig MOHAWK is sunk 6 miles above the harbor in 9 fathoms of water. The sinking was caused by a collison with a tug on Saturday evening, at 11:00. She was laden with coal.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
June 7, 1864 3-3
The tug ROBB, on her very first trip was in collision with the schooner MOHAWK about 6 miles above Port Colborne, the schooner sunk within 5 minutes, The ROBB refused to stop to assist the crew.
June 8, 1864
Brig MOHAWK (C) of 112 tons. Built Portsmouth 1844 by De Sete. Owned by Murray & Welsh. Home port Kingston. Value $2,600 Class, B. REMARKS:-- Formerly ELLEN MURRAY; rebuilt in 1856; repaired in 1861 and 62.
Register of the Ships of the Lakes
and River St. Lawrence for 1864.
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- Reason: sunk by collision
Remarks: Total loss
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- William R. McNeil
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