The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Queen of the North (Schooner), C, collision, 1 Sep 1871

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QUEEN OF THE NORTH Schooner, collided with the Steamer HACKETT at Port Huron; former damaged.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      COLLISIONS FROM CARELESS ANCHORING. - In consequence of a number of vessels anchoring in the St. Clair Rapids, a few nights since, a wholesale collision took place. It seems that the propeller HACKETT ran into the schooners YOUNG AMERICA and QUEEN OF THE LAKES, damaging them both severely. The scow MAID OF THE MIST, which was also anchored in an exposed situation, was run into by the bark J.G. MASTEN and sunk. The weather was smoky at the time.
      Buffao Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, September 13, 1871

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Brig QUEEN OF THE NORTH. Official Canada No. - none. Of 347 tons Reg. Built Nottawasaga, Ont., 1861. Home port, Toronto, Ont. 125.0 x 23.2 x 10.8 Owned by H.W. Jackman, of Toronto, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
William R. McNeil
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Queen of the North (Schooner), C, collision, 1 Sep 1871