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Rival (Schooner), collision, 1 Oct 1875


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The schr. RIVAL which left Detroit Wednesday evening for Lake Erie, collided with the schr. FRANK PEREW when near the lights in the river. The RIVAL was damaged considerably about the main rigging and bulwarks, and was obliged to return to Detroit for repairs. The PEREW received slight damage and passed on.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 2, 1875 3-6



      Wednesday night the schooner RIVAL, in tow of the tug BARTLETT, when off Wyandotte, near Mamajudy Light, was struck just aft of the main rigging on the port side by the schooner FRANK PEREW which was sailing up, both vessels were dismasted, and the RIVAL was cut down to within a few inches of the water. The BARTLETT brought the RIVAL to Detroit for repairs.
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Monday, October 4, 1875
     
     

Wednesday night of last week the schooner RIVAL, in tow of tug BARTLETT, when off Wyandotte near Mamajuda light, was struck just aft of the main rigging on the port side by the schooner FRANK PEREW which was sailing up. Both vessels were dismasted and the RIVAL was cut down to within a few inches of the water. The BARTLETT took the RIVAL to Detroit for repairs.
      Amherstburg Echo
      October 8, 1875


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19447
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.081944 Longitude: -83.125555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rival (Schooner), collision, 1 Oct 1875