The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rebecca (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1868

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The schr. REBECCA, which went ashore at Kelley's Island during the recent gale, was driven further on the beach by the last northeaster, and had a hole in her bottom. She had on a cargo of cement.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 18, 1868 3-4

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      The schr. REBECCA, which went ashore on the east side of Kelley's Island, Lake Erie, has not been got afloat yet. She, however, has been got up on ways and all that is now necessary is the arrival of a tug to launch her once more. She is in good repair and ready for business as soon as floated. - Toledo Blade
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 3, 1868 3-5

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      The schooner REBECCA, ashore at Kelley's Island, was hauled off by Mr. S. Francis, a Sandusky house-mover, and she has proceeded on her voyage. So we learn from a letter from Sandusky.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 17, 1868 3-4

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: cement
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.60422 Longitude: -82.7074
William R. McNeil
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Rebecca (Schooner), aground, 1 May 1868