The Imperiia Project: a spatial history of the Russian Empire

Wreck of the St. Nicholas (3)

20 November 1830
Excerpt from the annual report of the Feodosiia city overseer

On November 20, the Russian merchant vessel St. Nicholas (Sv. Nikolaj), which belongs to a merchant named Amoretti of Feodosiia, was carrying 500 chetverts of grain from Mariupol' to Feodosiia. The ship met with a fierce adverse wind and sank, along with its cargo, off the coast of Sudak. Those on board swam to shore.

Source: RGIA f.1281, op.11, d.160, l.22ob

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