The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
A. Baensch (Schooner), U564, collision, 1 Aug 1866

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A. BAENSCH Schooner of 199 tons, owned at Milwaukee by P. Pfister. Bound from Green Bay to Milwaukee, August 1866, was badly damaged by collision on lake Michigan. Loss to ship $600 insurance $380
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

      NOTE:- the Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes 1863-1873 has the A. BAENSCH collision on August and badly damaged, Hull $600

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      We learn from Capt. E.P. Dorr that the propeller DEAN RICHMOND ran into the schooner A. BAENCH on Lake Michigan, off Waukegan, sinking the latter. The BAENCH was light and bound for Chicago.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 13, 1866

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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A. Baensch (Schooner), U564, collision, 1 Aug 1866