The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
James Coleman (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1864

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Schooner JAMES COLEMAN, ashore at Poplar Point, Lake Ontario, may be serious.
      Toronto Globe
      November 9, 1864

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      Schooner JAMES COLEMAN, totally lost on Poplar Point, Lake Ontario.
      Toronto Globe
      November 11, 1864

JAMES COLEMAN, a top sail schooner of 232 tons, built Dundas in 1847, owned by Norris & Co. and registered at the port of St.Catharines. valued at 1, 500 Pounds and classed as A I. present master, J. Norris Remarks -Well Built
      Register of British Shipping
      Inland Waters 1854
JAMES COLEMAN, Canadian schooner of 294 tons built Dundas in 1847 by Lummerce. Remarks - Stranded at present
      Register of the Ships of the Lakes
      and River St. Lawrence, for 1864

NOTE:-- The JAMES COLEMAN went ashore on Nicholsons Island November 4, 1863, she was got off and sold to Mr.McGuire in July 1864, this is the 'Stranded at Present' remark in the 1864 register

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.921111 Longitude: -76.915833
William R. McNeil
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James Coleman (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1864