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General Franz Siegel (Bark), U10217, aground, 1 Oct 1862

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Bark GENERAL F. SIGEL, ashore at Bois Blanc Island.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      The bark GENERAL SIGEL has been ashore at Bois Blanc Island, as also the brig WILLIAM TREAT. Both vessels have since got off without serious damage and are now on the passage down. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, October 30, 1862

      Schooner GENERAL SIGEL. Of 211 tons. Built 1853 at Youngstown by N. Collins. Owned by A. Emerson. Home port, Youngstown. Value $8,500 Class A. 2. Remarks. -- Formerly FRANK PIERCE; rebuilt & lengthened in 1862.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1863
Schooner GENERAL SIEGEL. U. S. No. 10220. Of 144.82 tons gross. Built Youngston, N.Y., 1853. Home port, Ludington, Mich. [ noticed as wrecked or otherwise out of service.]
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

Another of same name ?
Schooner GENERAL FRANZ SIGEL. U. S. No. 10217. Of 316 gross tons; 301 tons net. Built Black River, Ohio, in 1863. 137.0 x 26.0 x 11.0 Owned by W.J. Curtis
      Great Lakes Register, 1900
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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $600
Remarks: Got off
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General Franz Siegel (Bark), U10217, aground, 1 Oct 1862