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Rebecca (Barge), sunk, 28 Oct 1878


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The barge REBECCA foundered Tuesday on Saginaw Bay between Point aux Barques and the Charities. She was bound for Bay City in tow of the tug KATE WILLIAMS and was stone laden. The weather was heavy and sprang a leak and filled. The crew were saved with difficulty by a yawl from the barge FOSTORIA.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, October 30, 1878

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      The tow barge REBECCA, in tow of the tug KATE WILLIAMS, was sunk between Point au Barques and the Charities on Monday. Total loss. Crew safe.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Thursday, October 31, 1878

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: stone
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16238
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rebecca (Barge), sunk, 28 Oct 1878