The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. J. Hill (Schooner), U13719, sunk, 1 May 1874

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The schr. J.J. HILL which sank at Lewiston a few days since with a cargo of stone, was raised on Friday last by Messrs. Andrews, with the assistance of a couple of scows, and was towed by one of Quackenbush's tugs to Port Dalhousie. - St. Cathrines Journal.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 11, 1874 3-5

Schooner J.J. HILL, cargo stone, struck the dock and sunk, May 1874. Loss, hull $800 cargo $400.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

Schooner JOHN J. HILL. U. S. No. 13719. Of 89.85 tons gross; 85.36 tons net. Built Pultneyville, N.Y., 1864. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $800
Cargo: $400
Freight: stone
Remarks: Raised
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.17256 Longitude: -79.03588
William R. McNeil
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J. J. Hill (Schooner), U13719, sunk, 1 May 1874