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Sun (Propeller), U22281, broke stern bearing, 1 May 1874


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Yesterday morning while the prop. SUN and tow were entering the river, the stern bearing of the propeller broke opposite Langstaff's mill. It was extremely fortunate that the accident did not occur while the propeller was outside, as disastrous results might have followed. - Bay City Tribune, 18th.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 21, 1874 3-5



Propeller SUN, broke her stern bearing at Saginaw, May 1874. Loss $200.
      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: broke stern bearing
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10783
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.41947 Longitude: -83.95081
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sun (Propeller), U22281, broke stern bearing, 1 May 1874