Frank Perew (Schooner), U9203, 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.
October 8, 1875
Schooner FRANK PEREW. U. S. No. 9203. Of 524.60 tons gross; 498.37 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1867. Home port, Cleveland, O. 174.2 x 30.8 x 13.2
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
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