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Sun (Propeller), U22281, broke machinery, 1 Jun 1855

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SUN Propeller, cargo merchandise, burst cylinder near Manitou's. L. M., and towed to Milwaukee. Property loss $2,000.
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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The propeller SUN, bound here with merchandise, broke her cylinder head on Saturday, near the Manitous. She was towed into the bay by the Propeller ORIENTAL, of the same line, (American Transportation Co.) and brought into the
river by the propeller CATARACT. The captain informs us that the whole damage will not amount to $200. --- Milwaukee Sentinel
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, June 29, 1855

Steam screw SUN. U. S. No. 22281. Of 629 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1854. First home port, Buffalo, N.Y. Foundered off Rondeau, Ont., July 12, 1874. No lives lost.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 - 1868

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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Repaired
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William R. McNeil
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Sun (Propeller), U22281, broke machinery, 1 Jun 1855