The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
George C. Finney (Schooner), U10545, collision, 22 Aug 1883

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Port Colborne, Ont., Aug. 22. -- The schooner Y.C. FINNEY, [sic] bound out this morning, in tow of the tug MUNRO, was run into by the schooner JENNIE WHITE, which was sailing in. The FINNEY had her covering board broken and several planks in her bow stove in. Her staysail boom was also broken. The WHITE had her jibboom and bowsprit carried away. Both vessels are having the damage replaced here.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, August, 1883

GEORGE C. FINNEY, schooner. Official U. S. Number 10545, of 300.66 gross tons, 285.63 net tons. Built at Oswego in 1866. Home port, Buffalo. 136.7 x 26 x 10.8
      List of Merchant Vessels of U. S. A., 1891

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
William R. McNeil
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George C. Finney (Schooner), U10545, collision, 22 Aug 1883