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Rebecca (Schooner), aground, 29 Sep 1872

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Disasters on Lake Huron - Detroit, Oct. 1 - The disasters on Lake Huron on Saturday night and Sunday are much worse than on Lake Erie. Many lives were lost. The barge TABLE ROCK was wrecked on Tawas Point and all hands were lost but one man who came ashore on a piece of the wreck. The schooner WHITE SQUALL was sunk off Fish Point and only one man saved. The schooner NESHOTA was sunk at White Fish Point and five of her crew drowned. An unknown schooner on her beam eands and a propeller with a spar and her smokestack above water, were passed on Saginaw Bay. The schooner CORSAIR foundered off Highlands Sauble and only two men saved. The barges ADRIATIC and HUNTER are ashore at Green Bush. The barge A. LINCOLN is ashore at Sauble. The propeller DETROIT is a total loss at Green Bush. The brig GLOBE is sunk at Tawas. The schooner REBECCA is ashore at Alabaster.
      The Toronto Mail
      Wednesday, October 2, 1872

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.18641 Longitude: -83.55803
William R. McNeil
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Rebecca (Schooner), aground, 29 Sep 1872