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Sunnyside (Bark), U22388, collision, 1 Oct 1862

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Bark SUNNYSIDE, collided with an unknown vessel on Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      SEAMAN LOST. - The new bark SUNNYSIDE, owned by H.N. Strong, of this city, arrived here yesterday, downward bound, in a disabled condition, by the loss of her headgear, &c. We learn also, that on her passage up, and while in the Straits, a seaman by name of Gochee, belomging to this city, was lost overboard and drowned, and another seaman, name unknown, was injured by being struck by a block. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, October 22, 1862

Bark SUNNY SIDE. U. S. No. 22388. Of 563.44 tons gross. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: collision
Lives: 1
Hull damage: $250
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Sunnyside (Bark), U22388, collision, 1 Oct 1862