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Queen City (Schooner), U20563, aground, 1 Oct 1874

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Schr. QUEEN CITY, ashore at Point Au Pellee, cargo grain, October 1874. Property loss, cargo $2,000, hull $1,200.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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      The schr. QUEEN CITY, bound from Chicago to Buffalo, is ashore at Middle Ground, near Point au Pelee. The tug MAGNET with lighter, has gone to her assistance from Detroit.
      Buffalo Evening Post
      October 31, 1874 3-1

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      John Kelderhouse, has gone to look after his vessel, the schr. QUEEN CITY , ashore at Middle Ground, near Pt. au Pelee.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 2, 1874 4-4

Schooner QUEEN CITY. U. S. No. 20563. Of 675.81 tons gross; 642.02 tons net. Built East Saginaw, Mich., 1873. Home port, Cleveland, O. 183.3 x 36.4 x 13.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,200
Cargo: $2,000
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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Queen City (Schooner), U20563, aground, 1 Oct 1874