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Rebecca (Schooner), overboard, 28 May 1866


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Schooner REBECCA, lost a man overboard on Lake Erie, May 1866.
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

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SAILOR KILLED. - A man named Nathan Haskell, one of the crew of the schooner REBECCA, on a trip to Buffalo, on the 28th. inst, was knocked overboard by the boom and lost, when the vessel was ten miles below Point au Pelee. He was probably instantly killed by the blow. Every effort was made to recover his body without avail.
      Toledo Blade
      May 31, 1866

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      MAN KNOCKED OVERBOARD AND DROWNED. - Capt. Gibson of the schooner REBECCA, which arrived at this port yesterday, reports that a man named Nathan A. Haskel was knocked overboard, last Monday, while the vessel was off Point au Pelee, by
the swinging round of the fore-sail boom, and drowned. Haskell resided at New Bedford, where he has friends, and this was his first trip on the lakes. Efforts to find the body were unavailing.
      The Buffalo Evening Post
      Thursday, May 31, 1866


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Reason: overboard
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12135
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rebecca (Schooner), overboard, 28 May 1866