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Sun (Propeller), U22281, overboard, 1 Jul 1861

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SUN Propeller, lost a man overboard at Goderich.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

A deck hand on the propeller SUN, according to reports was knocked overboard by the second mate while the vessel was in port at Goderich, C. W. The man struck his head upon the deck and thence fell into the water, causing his death. -- Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, July 20, 1861

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: overboard
Lives: 1
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.75008 Longitude: -81.71648
William R. McNeil
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Sun (Propeller), U22281, overboard, 1 Jul 1861