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Bay Queen (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1866


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Schooner BAY QUEEN, cargo wheat, ashore near Colborne, November 1866. Total loss. Property loss, hull $3,000; cargo $6,000
      Casualty List for 1866---Buffalo
      Commercial Advertiser, Feb. 26, 1867

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Steamer MAY QUEEN, ashore at Port Colborne, cargo grain, Total loss, November 1866. Loss $2,000
      Canadian Vessel Casualty List, 1866
      Toronto Globe, January 25th. 1867

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      BAY QUEEN, Schooner of 171 Tons, owned at Port Dover by Allen & Co. Bound from Port Dover to Oswego, went ashore near Port Colborne, Lake Erie, November 1866. Loss to ship $6,000; insurance $3,500. Loss to cargo $7,000; insurance $3,300
      Marine Casualties on the Great Lakes
      1863-1873 Report of U. S. Coast Guard

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      Schooner BAY QUEEN of Hamilton, ashore one mile west of Colborne. A total wreck.
      Toronto Globe
      November 19, 1866

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THE BAY QUEEN WRECKED - Colborne, Nov. 17. - The schooner BAY QUEEN, of Hamilton, went ashore one mile east of here yesterday evening, loaded with wheat. The crew were saved after great exertions. The vessel is a total wreck.
      Goderich Signal (Semi-weekly)
      Tuesday, November 20, 1866

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      We learn by a despatch from Colborne that the schooner BAY QUEEN, of Hamilton, went ashore Friday last, one mile west of Colborne, loaded with wheat. The crew were saved after great exertions. The vessel is a total loss.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, November 23, 1866

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Schooner BAY QUEEN. Of 171 tons, Built Port Dover by Waterbury in 1857. Owned by Hull, Wood & Co. Home port, Port Dover. Value $3,800. Class B 1. REMARKS -- Repairs needed.
      Association Of Canadian Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register for 1866


      Schooner DAUNTLESS. [C]. Of 179 tons. Built at Port Dover in Aug. 1874 by W. Allen. Owned by W. Allen & others. Home port, Port Dover. Value, $7,500. Class A 2. REMARKS. -- Built on bottom of BAY QUEEN.
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Vessel Classifications for 1876


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $3,000
Cargo: $6,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Rebuilt as DAUNTLESS
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12765
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Bay Queen (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1866