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Midland Queen (Propeller), C110991, aground, 28 May 1906


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Port Colborne, May 27 - During the storm last night the stmr. MIDLAND QUEEN, bound from Fort William to Kingston with a cargo of wheat, missed the harbor entrance and ran ashore east of the breakwater. Tugs and lighters were sent to her assistance and after taking off 10,000 bushels of the cargo she was released and brought into the harbor today. The vessel is not leaking and is believed not to have suffered much damage. After reloading the lightered cargo she will proceed to Kingston.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 28, 1906 9-7

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      MISSED ENTRANCE TO THE HARBOR.
      Port Colborne, May 28. -- During the storm Saturday night the steamer MIDLAND QUEEN, bound from Fort William to Kingston, with a cargo of wheat, missed the harbor entrance and ran ashore east of the breakwater. Tugs and lighters were sent to her assistance and after taking off 10,000 bushels of the cargo she was released and brought into the harbor yesterday. The vessel is not leaking and is not believed to have suffered much damage. After reloading the lightered cargo she will proceed to Kingston.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, May 28, 1906



Propeller MIDLAND QUEEN. Official Canada No. 110991. Of 1,193 gross tons; 1,349 tons reg. Built Dundee, G. B., 1901. Home port, Toronto, Ont. 249.0 x 42.4 x 20.5 Of 124 horsepower. Owned by the Midland Navigation Co., Midland, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1905
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15014
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Midland Queen (Propeller), C110991, aground, 28 May 1906