The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Queen of the Lakes (Schooner), C77626, aground, 14 Nov 1868

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Picton, Nov. 13. - The schr. QUEEN OF THE LAKES, from Port Dalhousie to Oswego with a cargo of 15,000 bu. wheat, went ashore last night on Timber Island. A tug and lighter have been sent for the cargo, which is dry at the present time. The vessel is insured in the Aetna Co. for $8,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 14 1868 3-4

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      The schooner QUEEN OF THE LAKES, recently ashore on Timber Island, Lake Ontario, has been got off and has proceeded on her voyage to Oswego.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 16, 1868 3-5

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Schooner QUEEN OF THE LAKES. Official Canada No. 77626. Of 190 tons Reg. Built Portsmouth, Ont., 1853. Home port, Kingston, Ont. 128.0 x 23.3 x 10.3 Owned by Geo, A. Richardson, Kingston. 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
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.957777 Longitude: -76.837222
William R. McNeil
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Queen of the Lakes (Schooner), C77626, aground, 14 Nov 1868