The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Treat (Brig), U26170, aground, 1 Sep 1861

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TREAT, WILLIAM Brig, cargo wheat, ashore in Saginaw Bay, got off cargo damaged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List 1861

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      ASHORE. -- It will be seen by the following telegraph dispatch from Detroit to Capt. E.P. Dorr, that the brig WILLIAM TREAT, owned by Taylor & Jewett, of this city, bound from Chicago for this port with a cargo of 24,000 bushels of wheat, is ashore.
      Detroit Sept. 25
E.P. Dorr, Esq.:--Brig Wm. TREAT is ashore near Charity Islands. Will send tug an lighter to her. She has some wet grain. G.W.W.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 29, 1861

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The brig WILLIAM TREAT, which was ashore on Lake Huron, has been got off and arrived here yesterday. She has sustained but very little damage.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 8, 1861

Barge WILLIAM TREAT. U. S. No. 26170. Of 389.97 tons gross. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Cargo: $2,300
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.75002 Longitude: -83.66664
William R. McNeil
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William Treat (Brig), U26170, aground, 1 Sep 1861