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Queen (Steamboat), sunk, 18 Jul 1856

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Steamer QUEEN (C), cargo wood, sunk in Lake St. Clair, got off and repaired.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      We learn that the little steamer QUEEN, used in the Lake and River St. Clair as a sort of tug and wood boat, was wrecked and sunk on Friday afternoon in Lake St. Clair, near the mouth of the south channel, in eighteen feet water. The crew were rescued by the steamer PLOUGH BOY. The QUEEN was valued at about $4,000, and we believe was owned in Canada. - Detroit Advertiser, 21st.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, July 22, 1856

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Freight: wood
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
William R. McNeil
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Queen (Steamboat), sunk, 18 Jul 1856