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Follett (Propeller), aground, 11 Apr 1856

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FOLLETT Steam tug, having two lighters in tow, ashore near Michigan City, got off
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (casualty list)

      . . . . .

      We learn from the Chicago Press that the storm on Lake Michigan last Saturday
was terrific. The tug FOLLETT and a scow were driven ashore ten miles south of
the harbor. No serious damage was done to other vessels there.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      April 17, 1856

      . . . . .

      THE FOLLETT. - The steam tug FOLLETT, which was beached ten miles below
Chicago on the 11th. inst., has been got off and towed into Chicago harbor. She is
is not very badly damaged, and will soon be in service.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      April 21, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $600
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Follett (Propeller), aground, 11 Apr 1856