The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Julia, sunk, 25 Oct 1815


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The Boat JULIA, belonging to Capt. O. Coit, Wilkinson master, left this place for Erie, on Wednesday last; having proceeded up the lake near Point Abino, the wind became so strong ahead she was obliged to return, and endeavoring to make Buffalo Creek in the night, struck on the 'bar' at the mouth of the Creek, and being abandoned by the crew, after some time she got clear of the bar and sunk, with the loss of her cargo. The cargo belonged to S.V. Hamot, Dr. A. Coltrin, and D.D. Gage, of Erie, and consisted of merchandise, drugs, & medicines.
      Buffalo Gazette & Niagara Intelligencer
      Tuesday, October 31 st. 1815


NOTE.-- the JULIA is not again mentioned in the arrivals and departures from Buffalo, and is considered as a total loss.


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: merchandise &c.
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1815
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12074
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Julia, sunk, 25 Oct 1815