The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Bolivia (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1874

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BOLIVIA Schooner, cargo salt, ashore near Port Maitland, November 1874. Property loss, hull $6,000 cargo $3,000.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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      An associated Press dispatch dated at Port Colborne last night says: " A heavy fog and smoke prevailed all day. Six vessels are reported ashore west of Pt. Abino, and the schr. OSBORNE between Port Colborne and Pt. Abino. The OSBORNE is loaded with iron ore and is leaking. A tug has gone to Buffalo for a steam pump. The schr. TWIN SISTERS and BOLIVIA are ashore 3 miles west of Grand River. The BOLIVIA is loaded with salt from Buffalo to Detroit. They all got on during the heavy wind, smoke and fog of last night."
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 4, 1874 3-4

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $6,00
Cargo: $3,000
Freight: salt
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.86681 Longitude: -79.56631
William R. McNeil
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Bolivia (Schooner), aground, 1 Nov 1874