The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Harvest Queen (Schooner), aground, 10 Oct 1876

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A telegram to Capt. E.P. Dorr this morning, says that the schr. HARVEST QUEEN is ashore at Peacock Pt., above Port Colborne, Lake Erie. She has 3 ft. of water in her hold. Word has been sent to Buffalo for a tug and pump.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 10, 1876 3-6

Further advice from the schr. HARVEST QUEEN states that she is ashore near Port Dover, and loaded with coal.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 11, 1876 3-4

Early this morning the tug CROWELL with the schr. RUSH as lighter, went to the relief of the schr. HARVEST QUEEN, ashore eat Port Dover. The vessel is loaded with coal. Capt. John Rice has charge of operations.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 12, 1876 3-6

The tug CROWELL, with lighter, has commenced work on the schr.HARVEST QUEEN ashore near Dover. The vessel is reported in good shape, and can be gotten off without a great deal of difficulty.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 13, 1876 3-5

The tug WM. R. CROWELL, Capt. Joe Wolfe, arrived in port about 10:00 this morning, having in otw the schr. HARVESTQUEEN, which she released from the beach near Port Dover yesterday. The extent of the vessels damage cannot be ascertaineduntil she is run into drydock, which will probably be done today. The expedition first lightered the vessel of her cargo of coal and then pulled her off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 16, 1876 3-5

The schr. HARVEST QUEEN was run into one of the Union Drydock docks yesterday. A survey was to have been held on her today, today, to ascertain the extent of her damages.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 18, 1876 3-5

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.791944 Longitude: -79.982777
William R. McNeil
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Harvest Queen (Schooner), aground, 10 Oct 1876