According to this document, Cecil was an American Schooner that sailed from San Francisco to Haida Gwaii in 1852. From May 18th to the 26th of that year, Cecil visited Mitchell Inlet in a quest for gold but met with no success.
Mentions of this vessel in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. Cecil. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/cecil.html.

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