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Forest Queen (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1862

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Propeller FOREST QUEEN, sprang a leak in a gale on Lake Erie, the deck load was jetted and the vessel ran ashore near Euclid.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      ran ashore. - The propeller FOREST QUEEN, of the New York Central Line, off Fairport sprang a leak and was run ashore above Fairport to save the hull of the vessel. Her hull was insured for $10,000 in the Aetna Insurance Company and her cargo for $14,000 in the Western Insurance Company of Buffalo.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, September 4, 1862

LOSS OF THE PROPELLER FOREST QUEEN. -- We learn that the propeller FOREST QUEEN, Capt. Neil Carney of the new York Central Line, was lost on Sunday night, last, near Euclid, above Grand River. She sprung a leak during the storm, when the deck load was thrown over. The vessel was afterwards run ashore, and became a total wreck. The crew were saved. - Buffalo Com.
      Goderich Signal, Semi Weekly
      September 16, 1862

\Steam screw FOREST QUEEN. Of 467 tons gross. Built Ohio City, Ohio 1852. First home port, Cleveland, Ohio. DISPOSITION:-- Lost 1868 by ice, at Clay Banks, Wis.[sic] No lives lost.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S.
      Lytle-Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $14,700
Cargo: $25,000
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.5931 Longitude: -81.52679
William R. McNeil
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Forest Queen (Propeller), aground, 1 Sep 1862