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General Taylor (Propeller), aground, 1 Oct 1862

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Propeller GENERAL TAYLOR, cargo provisions, etc., stranded at Sleeping Bear, Lake Michigan. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      We learn that the propeller GENERAL TAYLOR is ashore at the Sleeping Bear, Lake Michigan. The TAYLOR left this city on Friday last, bound for Goderich, with a cargo of pork, lard, tallow, and flour. We cannot learn the cause of the loss. - Chicago Journal.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, October 10, 1862

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Propeller GENERAL TAYLOR of 462 tons, built 1848, stranded October 1862 at Sleeping Bear, Mich. No lives lost. Vessel a total loss.
      Losses of U.S. Merchant Steamships
      1790 - 1868 Lytle- Holdcamper List

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $10,000
Cargo: $19,250
Freight: provisions
Remarks: Total Loss
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William R. McNeil
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General Taylor (Propeller), aground, 1 Oct 1862