The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
A. Boody (Schooner), U872, aground, 5 May 1867

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MARINE DISASTERS. -- A dispatch was received from M. L. Wilcox, of this city, yesterday, stating that the schooner A. BOODY, Capt. Cramer, had gone ashore at Point aux Grais, Saginaw Bay. No particulars.
      We also learn that the schooner MINNEHAHA was dismasted on Lake Ontario during the severe storm a few days ago.
      Toledo Blade
      May 7, 1867

MARINE DISASTERS. -- The Detroit Post has the following relative to the schr. A. BOODY: On Monday last the captain of the timber vessel BOODY was in Bay City in search of tugs to go to the assistance of that vessel, which is ashore at Aux Grais, in Saginaw Bay, and is probably broken into pieces before now. She dragged her anchors during the gale one night last week, and was scuttled by the captain as soon as she struck the rocks.
      Toledo Blade
      May 8, 1867

Schooner A. BOODY. U. S. No. 827. Of 287.40 gross tons; 273.03 tons net. Built Toledo, Ohio, 1863, Home port, Detroit, Mich. 137.0 x 25.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.99002 Longitude: -83.67831
William R. McNeil
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A. Boody (Schooner), U872, aground, 5 May 1867