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Quickstep (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1869


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QUICKSTEP Schooner, collided with the Schooner ANNA O. HANSON, and went
ashore at Long Point Cut; not off yet.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

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A dispatch from Port Rowan, dated the 19th says: The schr. J.C. HILL of Buffalo loaded with staves is ashore at that place. Also the schrs. ANNA HANSEN and QUICKSTEP, both of Chicago, collided off the fork in the storm, and drifted on the beach. All 3 vessels will be a total loss. The crew were saved.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 20, 1869 3-6

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A dispatch to D.P. Dobbins & Sons says: Schr. QUICKSTEP and HANSEN collided on Lake Erie and were run ashore on Long Pt. They are high and dry.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 20, 1869 3-6

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Detroit, Nov. 19. -- The steam barges HENRY HOWARD, WARRINGTON, and schooner WARNER, are ashore in Saginaw Bay. The two former insured in the Republic, Chicago. The tug and pumps were sent from here.
      The following disasters on Lake Erie :
      The propeller GRANITE STATE, full of water on Gull Island Reef.
      Brig CONCORD, of Detroit, cargo of coal, lost off Port Bruce. All but mate and two sailors perished.
      Schooner CHICAGO, ashore opposite Cleveland. Probably a total loss.
      Schooners QUICKSTEP and HANSON, CHICAGO ashore off Long Point. Several others in the same vicinity, names unknown.
      Toledo Blade
      November 20, 1869




The tug FRANK PEREW cleared again in the evening for Long Pt., where she goes to the assistance of the schrs. QUICKSTEP and HANSON, ashore there.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 25, 1869 3-4

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Port Rowan, Nov. 19. -- There are three vessels on the point, high and dry. The J. C. HILL of Buffalo, loaded with staves; ANNA O. HANSON and QUICK STEP, both of Chicago, collided off this port, in the storm, both light, they drifted on the beach. All three vessels will be a total loss. Crew all saved.
      Meaford Monitor
      Friday, November 26, 1869

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      The Coast Wrecking stmr. RESCUE, Capt. Cotton, arrived at this port
Wednesday night from Port Huron with a quantity of freight just recovered from
the prop. WABASH, lost over a year ago off Lexington....The RESCUE left here
this morning to visit and recover if possible a number of wrecks sunk in Lake
Erie, among them the schr. QUICKSTEP at Long Point Cut and the W.S. KEITH there
also.... - Detroit Tribune
      Buffalo Morning Express
      July 24, 1871

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      WRECKING. - The wrecking steamer RESCUE, which left Detroit on Thursday, will visit, and if possible, recover a number of wrecks sunk in Lake Erie, among which may be mentioned the schooners W.S. KEITH and QUICKSTEP, at Long Point Cut; also the propeller TONAWANDA, which was sunk off Buffalo last fall; the propeller ACME off Dunkirk, the schooner SARAH E. HUDSON, off Point Abino, and the brig OXFORD, with a cargo of railroad iron, sunk near Neward Island, by a collision with the propeller SPAULDING.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 22, 1871


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1869
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8359
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Quickstep (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1869