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Crevola (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863

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CREVOLA Schooner, cargo wheat, stranded at Port Bruce, Lake Erie. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wed. Jan. 20, 1864

The schr. CREVOLA, loaded with wheat for Johnson & Son, of this city, is ashore at Port Bruce, near Port Stanley. The wheat is fully insured, but there is no insurance on the vessel which is owned, we believe in Canada.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      November 3, 1863 2-4

The wheat of the CREVOLA sunk at Port Bruce is a total loss, and the insurance has already been paid to its owners, Johnson & Son of this city. The vessel it is thought might be saved if proper exertion is used. - Det. Adv.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      November 6, 1863 2-5

Schooner CREVOLA. 210 tons. Built Milan, Ohio 1848 by L. Ruggles. Owned by D. Duffield. Home port, Detroit, Mich. Value $5,000. Class B1. [large reairs in outfit 59; repaired 61 & 62.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Marine Register, 1863

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $5,000
Cargo: $15,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.65009 Longitude: -81.01642
William R. McNeil
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Crevola (Schooner), aground, 1 Oct 1863