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A. Boody (Schooner), U872, aground, 3 Jun 1891

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Chicago, June 5. -- The schooner A. BOODY, coal laden, is ashore on Peshtigo Reef, Green Bay. Cargo is insured for $1,200 with Elphicke of Chicago. She is an old boat and will not stand much punishment.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, June 5, 1891
Chicago, June 6. -- The schooner A. BOODY was released from Peshhtigo Reef, Green Bay, last night. The cargo of brownstone will be taken out of the sunken schooner FAYETTE BROWN in Lake Erie, but the boat is believed to be a total loss. Hert cargo is worth $16,000 and is insured. It is believed the sschooners LENA BELEM and C. L. FICK, ashore north of Chicago, will break up in today's big seas.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Saturday, June 6, 1891
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
Schooner E.A. FULTON. * Official Canadian No. 100762. Of 288 tons Reg. Built at Toledo, Ohio in 1863. Home port, Sarnia, Ont. Owned by the Reid Wrecking Co., of Sarnia. 137.0 x 25.0 x 10.3
* formerly schooner A. BOODY.
      Name Changes from Registry Books of the Dominion of Canada,
      on December 31, 1913. Sessional Papers Vol. XLV11 No. 16

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Reason: aground
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.97305 Longitude: -87.65316
William R. McNeil
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A. Boody (Schooner), U872, aground, 3 Jun 1891