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Golden Fleece (Bark), U10197, damaged sails &c., 31 Oct 1871

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Bark GOLDEN FLEECE, runs back to Buffalo damaged in sails and rigging.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      PUT BACK. - The bark GOLDEN FLEECE left this port yesterday afternoon, and about fifty miles up the lake encountered a severe wind, which carried away her truss and main gaff. She put back for repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, November 1, 1871

Schooner GOLDEN FLEECE. U. S. No. 10197. Of 45.96 gross tons; 429.37 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1862. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 161.0 x 30.5 x 12.2.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: damaged sails &c.
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Golden Fleece (Bark), U10197, damaged sails &c., 31 Oct 1871