The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Utica (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1833

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The weather for two weeks past , has been subject to frequent changes. Much of the time it has been very boisterous upon the lake; and navigation attended with considerable risk.--Several vessels have been wrecked. Among them is the DETROIT, and the UTICA of Detroit. They were driven ashore near Elk Creek, both being deserted. It is supposed that the crew and passengers were drowned. The SIR HENRY on Sunday morning, was discovered ashore on Cedar Point by Capt.Wells, of the schooner SWAN. She was lying in three feet of water, partly filled. She had on board, about one hundred and fifty barrels bulk of merchandise. Noi lives lost.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      October 26, 1833 p.3 col.1

WRECK.--The Schooner UTICA, from the upper lakes, was capsized in a gale on Sunday, off Conneaut, and all hands, to the number of five, supposed to be lost---Buffalo Journal
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      October 26, 1833 p.3 col.3

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Reason: aground
Lives: 5
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.94756 Longitude: -80.55424
William R. McNeil
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Utica (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1833