The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
James Coleman (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1863

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Schooner JAMES COLEMAN, ashore opposite Nicholson's Island, Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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We learn from a telegram received by the Board of Lake Underwriters, from Kingston, this morning, that the stm. PASSPORT, laden with merchandise, is sunk at Kingston Railroad landing. The promenade deck is 1 ft. out of the water.
The following items are from the same source:
      The schr. JAMES COLEMAN, light, is ashore at Nicholas Island.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 2, 1863 3-3

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      ASHORE. - The schooner JAMES COLEMAN, light, at Nicholson's Island.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, November 3, 1863

      The schooner JAMES COLEMAN, ashore at Presque'Isle, Lake Ontario, with two horses aboard. Bound from ST. Catharines to Kingston.
      Toronto GLOBE
      November 4, 1863
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      Schooner JAMES COLEMAN ashore at Nicholson's Island, is still intact and can be got off is the weather holds.
      Toronto Globe
      November 9, 1863

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      The schooner JAMES COLEMAN has been "got off" from Nicholson's Island and sold to Mr. McGuire.
      Toronto Globe
      July 12, 1864

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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James Coleman (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1863