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Julia (Schooner), fire, 30 Aug 1855

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Schooner JULIA, cargo lime, took fire from spontaneous combustion and burned
up. Property loss $800
      Buffalo Morning Express (1855 Casualty list)
      January 11, 1856

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      The schr. JULIA which belonged to Mr. Sloan, and had been used to bring lime from Malden to this port, while lying at the dock near the foot of Griswold Street yesterday morning, with about a hundred barrels of lime on board, caught fire from the slacking of the lime. A hole was soon burned through her hold, and she went down bow foremost. Her rigging was cut loose and secured before she sunk.
      Detroit Free Press
      August 31, 1855

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Freight: lime
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
William R. McNeil
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Julia (Schooner), fire, 30 Aug 1855