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Bay City (Brig), aground, 1 Jun 1866

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BAY CITY Brig, cargo corn, ashore on the head of Beaver Island, June 1866. Property loss, hull $3,000 cargo $2,350
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867
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BAY CITY Brig of 424 tons, owned at Chicago by J.W. Pearce. Bound from Saginaw to Chicago in June 1866, went ashore at Beaver Island, Lake Michigan. Loss to vessel $1,500 loss to cargo $1,900. Vessel insured for $935 Cargo insured for $780
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes,
      1863 - 1873. U. S. Coast Guard Report

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      The brig BAY CITY has been repaired in Milwaukee to the extent of $4,000
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 14, 1866

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $3,000
Cargo: $2,850
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.66472 Longitude: -85.55731
William R. McNeil
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Bay City (Brig), aground, 1 Jun 1866