General Franz Seigel (Schooner), U10220, aground, 18 Apr 1868
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April 18. 1868 - Schooner GENERAL SIGEL, ashore on reef off Port Colborne, Lake Erie; got off and on passage up got ashore on reef at lower end of Bois Blanc Island, Detroit River; lightered off and towed to Detroit: Expenses and damages to hull $1,000; damage to cargo $600.
Detroit Vessel Casualty List
December 11, 1868
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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This casualty is also listed with a Bois Blanc location.
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- Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes