The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Annie Young (Propeller), U1760, aground, 10 Sep 1871

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PROPELLER ANNIE YOUNG AGROUND - The propeller ANNIE YOUNG, while going up the Detroit River early Sunday morning, struck on Fighting Island and grounded. The weather was smoky at the time. Up to Sunday evening she had not been liberated. meanwhile a portion of her cargo is being lightered, and in due time she will be released without damage.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, September 13, 1871

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ANNIE YOUNG Built April 8, 1869 Package freight propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 1760 1006 gt - 793 nt 187.0 x 32.3 x 11.8
Burned off Lexington, Mich., Lake Huron, October 20, 1890. 9 lives lost.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.216944 Longitude: -83.118611
William R. McNeil
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Annie Young (Propeller), U1760, aground, 10 Sep 1871