The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Conqueror (Propeller), aground, 7 May 1883

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CONQUEROR Tug, of 17 years of age, of 15 tons Reg. Home Port, Quebec. May 7th, 1883 bound from Brockville to Kingston, stranded on Well's Island Shoal when her tow line sheared. A partial loss of $5,000.
      Dept. of Marine and Fisheries
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1883

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      The steamer COMQUEROR while towing the schooner PRIDE OF AMERICA up the St. Lawrence River, Wednesday, struck a rock and sunk in 20 feet of water near Clayton.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 10, 1883 3-8

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Mr. Samson, of Quebec, is here in the intrests of Mr. Ross, owner of the CONQUEROR. The boat will be raised at once and sent to Quebec. She is not desired at this port. Kingston report.
      Marine Record
      June 16, 1883

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $5,000
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.3156 Longitude: -76.0119
William R. McNeil
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Conqueror (Propeller), aground, 7 May 1883