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General Franz Seigel (Schooner), U10220, sunk, 1 Jul 1866

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GENERAL SIGEL Schooner, cargo coal, sprung a leak and sunk on Lake Erie, July 1866. Raised. Property loss $1,500
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

      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: sunk
Hull damage: $1,500
Freight: coal
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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General Franz Seigel (Schooner), U10220, sunk, 1 Jul 1866