The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rebecca (Schooner), coillision, 1 Sep 1869

Full Text

REBECCA Schooner, outfit and hull damaged by collision with the Propeller Tug, W.D. CUSHING, at Cleveland.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

      During the gale on Wednesday, while the tug W.D. CUSHING, Capt. Aaron Goodwin, was approaching the schr. REBECCA near Cleveland, the foreboom pennant gave way, raking the pilot house of the tug to pieces and breaking its government safety valve. Capt. Goodwin narrowly escaped being killed. The tug S.S. COE, Capt. Pennington, went to the rescue of the CUSHING, and towed her into port. The REBECCA is bound for Detroit with a cargo of railroad iron and powder. - Cleve. Plain Dealer.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 11, 1869 3-5

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: coillision
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Rebecca (Schooner), coillision, 1 Sep 1869