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May Queen (Schooner), aground, 1 Aug 1866

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MAY QUEEN Schooner, ashore at Big Sodus, August 1866. Got off. Property loss $800
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

MAY QUEEN Schooner, cargo lumber, ashore at Big Sodus, August 1866. Got off, cargo lost.
      Canadian Vessel Casualty List, 1866
      Toronto Globe, January 25, 1867

MAY QUEEN Schooner of 171 Tons, owned at Port Dover by Walker & others. Bound from Port Dover to Oswego August 1866, vessel went ashore at BIg Sodus, Lake Ontario. Loss to ship $800.
      Marine Disasters on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard

      SCHOONER MAY QUEEN ASHORE. - The schr. MAY QUEEN, Capt. McCoy, which cleared from this port on Saturday for Hamilton with 27 tons merchandise and 200 barrels of salt, encountered the gale Saturday P. M., and went ashore at Big Sodus. The tug CRUSADER is going up to get the vessel off as soon as the weather will permit. - Oswego Times, 6th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 8, 1866

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $800
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.25729 Longitude: -76.96663
William R. McNeil
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May Queen (Schooner), aground, 1 Aug 1866