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Queen City (Schooner), U20563, aground, 21 Sep 1895

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Schooner QUEEN CITY went to pieces on Monday, her crew were rescued by the Beaver Island Lifesavers. The vessel had been torn from her moorings by the gale. Built in 1873 but was well kept up and valued at $18.000
      Marine Record
      September 26, 1895

The steamer NAHANT bound for Green Bay from Cleveland is 50 hours overdue and much fear is felt for her safety. The QUEEN CITY, in tow of the NAHANT, was lost on Hog Island Reef Saturday night.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, September 27, 1895

      Charlevoix, Nov. 23. - Marine men here think that the wreckage which has come ashore near this place was washed from the schooner QUEEN CITY, which went ashore some time ago at Hog Island, of the Beaver Group. No more wreckage came ashore yesterday.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, November 23, 1895

Schooner QUEEN CITY. Wrecked September 24, 1895. Value $18,000
      Lake Disasters of 1895
      Door County Advocate, Wis.
      Saturday, January 11, 1896

Schooner QUEEN CITY. U. S. No. 20563. Of 675.81 tons gross; 642.02 tons net. Built at East Saginaw, Mich., in 1873. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 183.3 x 36.4 x 13.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895

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Reason: aground
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.89222 Longitude: -85.34369
William R. McNeil
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Queen City (Schooner), U20563, aground, 21 Sep 1895