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Queen of the Lakes (Propeller), mutiny, 1 Sep 1859

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MUTINY ON THE PROPELLER QUEEN OF THE LAKES. - The officers of the propeller QUEEN OF THE LAKES, which arrived yesterday, report to us that when on Lake Michigan, four colored men, deck hands, refused to obey the orders of the first mate, and attacked both mates, and endeavored to prevail on other on board to aid them. The propeller put into Milwaukee, and the ringleaders were lodged in jail. The propeller came away and left them there.-----Buffalo Courier.
      Cleveland Morning leader
      Tuesday, September 20, 1859

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      HEAVY WEATHER. - The propeller QUEEN OF THE LAKES had very heavy weather down from Milwaukee. During the gale her top-mast was carried away.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, September 19, 1859

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Queen of the Lakes (Propeller), mutiny, 1 Sep 1859