The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Star (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1874

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STAR Schooner, cargo railroad iron, ashore at Main Ducks, Lake Ontario, November 1874. Property loss,$1,800. Not abandoned.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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The captain of the schr. GRANT which arrived at Kingston yesterday from Oswego reports that during the storm Tuesday he saw the schr. STAR ashore at the Main Duck, and the sea breaking over her. She had a cargo of railroad iron from Oswego for Belleville. Fears are entertained for the safety of the crew. The GRANT was unable to render assistance. A tug has been despatched from Kingston to rescue the stranded vessel.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      December 3, 1874 3-5

The crew of the schooner STAR, wrecked on the rocks at the Ducks, arrived at Cobourg in safety. They were taken off by an American vessel.
      Amherstburg Echo
      December 11, 1874

The Kingston Whig states that on the 28th of February, Captain Eccles drove from Wolfe Island to the Main Ducks Island, thirty miles from Kingston, on the ice, for the purpose of inspecting the schooner STAR, abandoned last fall and lying stranded. The trip was one never before accomplished.
      Amherstburg Echo
      March 18, 1875

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,800
Freight: railroad iron
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William R. McNeil
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Star (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1874