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Crevola (Schooner), collision, 22 Oct 1857

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CREVOLA Schooner, collided with a brig on Lake Huron, towed into Presqu'Isle by the ACME. Property loss $1,500
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

COLLISION. -- The schooner CREVOLA, bound from Chicago to this port, with a cargo of wheat, was run into on Friday night last by an unknown vessel, near Saginaw Bay, and considerably damaged. She was towed back to Presque Isle by the Lake Navigation Company's schooner CORRESPONDENCE. The RESCUE has gone to her assistance.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, October 29, 1857

      THE CREVOLA. -- This schooner, which collided with an unknown brig on the night of the 22d ult., arrived at Detroit on the 30th, in tow of the tug EXPERIMENT, and is discharging her wheat, after which she will go into dry dock. The CREVOLA was towed down to Algonac by the tug RESCUE, when the latter left to go to the assistance of the schooner MALAKOFF.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 4, 1857

      The CREVOLA has been refitted with a new stem, jib-boom, &c., and has cleared for Buffalo. -- Detroit Tribune, 10th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, November 21, 1857

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.75002 Longitude: -83.66664
William R. McNeil
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Crevola (Schooner), collision, 22 Oct 1857