The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Levantia (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1820


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The following more particular account of the late wrecks on Lake Ontario is taken from the Sacket's Harbor Gazette: -
      The schooner LEVANTIA, with a cargo of about 300 bbls salt, was lost at Little Sodus, and the schooner PHOENIX at the Four Mile Creek, in ballast, a few days befor the gale.
      Kingston Chronicle
      November 21, 1820

      . . . . .

      Sacket's Harbor, November 17.
On Saturday evening, the 11th.inst. a gale of wind commenced from the N.E. accompanied with snow, which increased during Sunday to a degree exceeding anything before known on lake ontario. On Monday morning the 13th. the gale abated and we already learn the following wrecks:-
The schooner LEVANIA, with a cargo of about 300 barrels of salt, was lost on Little Sodus, and the schooner PHOENIX at Four Mile Creek, in ballast, a few days before the gale. In fact the season has been the most severe and disasterous ever known.
      Cleveland Weekly herald
      Tuesday, December 12, 1820

      . . . . .

NOTE:- This casualty is listed twice, caused by the difference in the spelling of the name.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Freight: salt
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1820
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19960
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.33423 Longitude: -76.70856
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Levantia (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1820