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William Young (Schooner), U26230, aground, 1 Nov 1866

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WILLIAM YOUNG Schooner, ashore at Mackinaw, November 1866. Got off. Property loss $900
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

WILLIAM YOUNG Schooner of 414 Tons, owned at Milwaukee by Spink. Bound from Buffalo to Chicago, went ashore at Mackinaw, Straits of Mackinaw, November 1866. Loss to ship $900 insurance $500
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard Report

      THE SCHOONER Wm. YOUNG. - There is reason to believe that the fore-and-aft schooner, ashore on Bois Blanc Island is the WILLIAM YOUNG, which cleared from this city several days since, with a cargo of barley for Buffalo. The YOUNG answers the description of the disabled vessel, which also is loaded with barley. She is owned in Milwaukee, by G.D. Norris. - Chicago Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, November 20, 1866

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Schooner WILLIAM YOUNG. U. S. No. 26230. Of 342.66 tons gross; 325.53 tons net. Built Madison, O., 1863. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 139.2 x 26.4 x 12.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $900
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.7839 Longitude: -84.72783
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William Young (Schooner), U26230, aground, 1 Nov 1866