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Smith & Post (Schooner), U23527, collision, 21 Nov 1872

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The schr. COLUMBIAN, laden with oil from Buffalo en route to Chicago, arrived here yesterday morning in a disabled condition. While being taken in tow on Monday, some 5 miles below the lightship she fouled with the schr. SMITH & POST, also upward bound, losing her bowsprit and headgear, besides serious damage to her bows. - Detroit Free Press
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 22, 1872 4-2

Schooner SMITH & POST. U. S. No. 23527. Of 212 tons gross; 201 tons net. Built At Oakville, Ont., by Potter in 1866. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 117.0 x 25.0 x 11.0 Owned by Jos. Doville
      Great Lakes Register, 1900

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Smith & Post (Schooner), U23527, collision, 21 Nov 1872