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Annie Vought (Schooner), U1588, squall damage, 6 Oct 1876

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DISMASTED. -- A dispatch to Captain Elphicke, of the Traders Insurance Company, from the captain of the ANNIE VOUGHT, says he was lying at Trout Island, in the Straits, with his sails blown away, and had lost his foremast and mizzenmast. The tug SWEEPSTAKES had gone to her relief, and will tow her to Detroit and probably to Buffalo. She had on 44,000 bu. wheat, the property of Lyon, Lester & Co., of Chicago. --- Chicago Post.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, October 7, 1876
Buffalo Items. -- The schooner ANNIE VOUGHT, Captain John Elsey, arrived here about 9:30 o'clock this morning in tow of the tug SWEEPSTAKES, showing evidences of a very rough handling on Lake Michigan last Monday.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, October 11, 1876
Schooner ANNIE VOUGHT. U. S. No. 1588. Of 680.33 tons gross. Built Fairport, Ohio, 1867. Home port, Buffalo. N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: squall damage
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.77194 Longitude: -85.69037
William R. McNeil
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Annie Vought (Schooner), U1588, squall damage, 6 Oct 1876