The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tanner (Bark), dismasted, 1 Nov 1863

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Bark TANNER, lost topmast and lower mast-heads off Shoboygan, Lake Michigan, got to the Manitou's and anchored, from whence she was towed to Detroit.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      DISMASTED. - Intelligence reached here yesterday noon by a downward bound propeller that the bark TANNER was dismasted at the South Manitou, Lake Michigan. The tug MICHIGAN has been chartered to go to her relief. The TANNER is a new vessel, now on her first trip down from Milwaukee, and owned in this city by G. Pfister & Co. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, November 9, 1863

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      The tug SENTINEL, built at Detroit, will tow the bark TANNER, which was dismasted in Lake Michigan, from Detroit to Buffalo, and from thence she will go to New York via St. Lawrence.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 17, 1863

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Reason: dismasted
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,830
Cargo: $1,060
Remarks: towed to Detroit
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.75083 Longitude: -87.71453
William R. McNeil
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Tanner (Bark), dismasted, 1 Nov 1863