The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Queen of the West (Steamboat), aground, 20 Aug 1856


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Buffalo, August 20. - The steamer QUEEN OF THE WEST, in coming into port this morning, parted her rudder chains while rounding the Light-house and run on to the bar in the mouth of the harbor. Her bow struck some sunken cribs, and was lifted about two feet out of the water. The passengers were taken off, and lighters were engaged this morning in removing her freight.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, August 30, 1856

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16844
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Queen of the West (Steamboat), aground, 20 Aug 1856