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American Union (Bark), U307, aground, 10 Jul 1863


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Bark AMERICAN UNION, cargo grain, ashore at Muskegon.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

      . . . . .

      ANOTHER DISASTER. - The mate of the bark AMERICAN UNION arrived on the steamship MILWAUKEE from Grand Haven yesterday bringing information that the former vessel ran ashore near Muckegon on Friday night. Capt. Jones managed to heave her off with his anchors, which, with most of chain cables, he was oblige to leave behind. The mate came over here to make arrangements for their recovery.
He was of the opinion that this bark would return to Chicago. She was bound to Buffalo with a cargo of 27,000 bushels of corn. How she got so far off her course we are at a loss to conjecture. - Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, July 17, 1863

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Schooner AMERICAN UNION. U. S. No. 307. Of 543.34 tons gross; 516.18 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1862. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 185.5 x 24.8 x 12.7
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $236
Cargo: $150
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1863
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.23418 Longitude: -86.24839
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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American Union (Bark), U307, aground, 10 Jul 1863