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Forest Queen (Barge), adrift, 1 Sep 1869


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FOREST QUEEN Barge, broke adrift from a Tug on Lake Huron, and lost lumber.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall



      The disaster to the barge FOREST QUEEN, on Lake Huron, as already noted, was more serious than was anticipated. After getting adrift from the tug she became a total loss at Pt. au Barque with her cargo. She was formerly the steamer of the same name and was built in 1855. The ROMEO, also lumber laden and in the same tow, was wrecked and became a total loss with her cargo. She was formerly a steamer and was built in 1845.
      Detroit Advertiser & Tribune
      September 11, 1869 1-4


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Reason: adrift
Freight: lumber
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1869
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Local identifier:
McN.W.7698
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Forest Queen (Barge), adrift, 1 Sep 1869