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David Todd (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1868


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SCHOONER 'DAVID TODD' ASHORE. -- A telegram from Marine City late on Friday states that the schooner DAVID TODD, Captain Gibbs, is ashore on Bois Blanc island. Another dispatch says she is broadside on the northeast corner of the island, and out about 15 inches. The wrecking tug GEORGE W. WOOD of Chicago went to her assistance on Saturday.
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, October 26, 1868
     
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      The schr. DAVID TODD, owned by Messrs. Balos & Co. of Chicago is ashore on Bois Blanc Island. The tug G.W. WOOD has gone to her aid from Chicago.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 28, 1868 3-5

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The wrecking tug GEORGE W. WOOD which went to the aid of the schooner DAVID TODD ashor on Bois Blanc Island, returned to this port on Thursday, having been unsuccessful in her efforts and reported that it was utterly impossible to pump the water out of her and she was stripped of her outfit and her masts were taken out. The TODD was 373 tons burden, built Cleveland 1855 by Peck & Masters.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, November 6, 1868


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1868
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McN.W.15512
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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David Todd (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1868