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Forest Queen (Steamboat), aground, 1 Apr 1858


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Steamer FOREST QUEEN, struck on a rock in Lake Huron, was run ashore near the St. Clair River to prevent her sinking. Property loss $1,200.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

      . . . . .

The steamer FOREST QUEEN, which was sunk near Port Huron, raised, towed to Detroit, and dry-docked for repairs, will be ready to resume her regular trips in a few days.
      Buffalo Republic & Times
      Thursday, April 15, 1858

      . . . . .
     
      THE FOREST QUEEN AGROUND. - Night before last, as the steamer FOREST
QUEEN was coming down the river, when about six miles this side of Port Huron, she
ran upon the Canada shore in a thick fog. Word was sent to the FORESTER, which
was lying at Port Huron, and she came down yesterday morning, and, after taking off
the freight of the FOREST QUEEN, succeeded in pulling her off. No material
damage was sustained. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 17, 1858


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1858
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.3503
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Forest Queen (Steamboat), aground, 1 Apr 1858