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Rebecca Foster (Schooner), aground, 6 Nov 1863

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Schooner REBECCA FOSTER, cargo lumber, stranded near Long Point Cut, Lake Erie. Vessel total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

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      On Friday night the schooner REBECCA FOSTER, laden with lumber, was driven ashore near Sturgeon Bay, Long Point. It is feared she will prove a total loss
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, November 9, 1863

Schooner REBECCA FOSTER, ashore near Sturgeon Bay, at Long Point, cargo lumber. It is feared that she will be a total loss.
      Toronto Globe
      November 7, 1863
Schooner REBECCA FOSTER (C) of 98 tons. Built Port Rowan 1857 by D. Foster. Owned by Leacock Bros. Home port, Port Rowan. Value $2,500. Class, B 1.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Marine Register for 1863

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Rebecca Foster (Schooner), aground, 6 Nov 1863