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General Franz Seigel (Schooner), U10220, collision, 1 Sep 1872


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      In the river at Chicago the schr. GEN. SIGEL, by a collision lost her bowsprit and jibboom, and had her main masthead twisted and ruined.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 20, 1872 3-5


      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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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1872
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19119
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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General Franz Seigel (Schooner), U10220, collision, 1 Sep 1872