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Sunrise (Schooner), U223449, collision, 19 Oct 1881

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The Steambarge OSCAR TOWNSEND with the barge EDWARD KELLEY in tow, came down the St. Clair River at two o'clockin the morning of October 19, 1881, and ran the KELLEY into the schooner SUNRISE, which was lying at anchor in the river near Sarnia Bay, and was the cause of great damage to the schooner, for which this lible suit is filed.
      Marine Record
      June 2, 1883

NOTE:- Marine Court. the result being the SUNRISE was held negligent and at fault for the collision.

Schooner SUNRISE. U. S. No. 223449. Of 429.33 tons gross; 417.37 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1862. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.978888 Longitude: -82.409722
William R. McNeil
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Sunrise (Schooner), U223449, collision, 19 Oct 1881