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Sun (Propeller), U22281, collision, 1 Apr 1874

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The stmb. SUN, with her barges, on leaving Windsor Thursday night got foul of the stm. ARGO doing serious damge and breaking her from her mooring, and causing her to drift down the river until reaching Sandwich Pt., where she was rescued.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 27, 1874 3-5

Propeller SUN, collided with ferry ARGO, Detroit River, April 1874. Loss $100.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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: collision
Hull damage: $100
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.30008 Longitude: -83.01654
William R. McNeil
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Sun (Propeller), U22281, collision, 1 Apr 1874