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General Franz Seigel (Bark), U10220, gale damage, 1 Sep 1871

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SIGEL, GENERAL Bark, arrives at Chicago, damaged by a gale on Lake Michigan.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      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

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Reason: gale damage
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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General Franz Seigel (Bark), U10220, gale damage, 1 Sep 1871