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Island Queen (Schooner), U12250, aground, 9 Oct 1876

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ACCIDENTS & INCIDENTS. -- The Chicago Journal of the 10th has the following: On the 9th, the schooners TWO CHARLIES; H. D. MOORE; MINNIE CORLETT, and ISLAND QUEEN were driven on the beach near Grand Haven.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, October 12, 1876
GRAND HAVEN, MICH., Nov. 3. -- The schooner ISLAND QUEEN, beached north of the north pier during the last heavy gale, went to pieces today. She was owned by Squires & White and not insured.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, November 6, 1876

Barge ISLAND QUEEN, of 131 tons. Built Kelley's Island by Hackett, et al, in 1855. Owned by W. T. Co. Home port, Detroit. Vlaue $2,000 Class B 2 REMARKS:- Formerly steamer.
      Association of lake Underwriters
      1876 Classification

Paddle wheel steamer ISLAND QUEEN, of 168 tons. Built Kelley's Island 1855 First Home port, Sandusky, Ohio DISPOSITION:-- Captured by Confederate raiders, at Middle Bass island, Lake Erie September 10, 1864; rig changed to a barge June 1, 1875.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

Steam paddle ISLAND QUEEN. U. S. No. 12097. Built Kelley's Island 1855 by Hackett. 121.6 x 20.5 x 6.9. Captured by Confederate forces in 1864 and sold to Detroit Merchant. changed rig in 1875 to schooner ISLAND QUEEN and renumbered as 12250, Totally Wrecked at Grand Haven. 1876
      Herman Runge Notes

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.06307 Longitude: -86.22839
William R. McNeil
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Island Queen (Schooner), U12250, aground, 9 Oct 1876