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Sunrise (Schooner), U223449, aground, 9 Jun 1887

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Buffalo.--- The schooner SUNRISE, ashore off Evanstown, is insured for $14,000 in the Hull pool. Her cargo is said to be covered in the British American.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs, June 16, 1887 p.5

Chicago.---The schooner SUNRISE, Captain P. Conners, which went ashore last Thursday, at Wilmette, about 16 miles north of Chicago, was released by the Dunham Towing and Wrecking Company's tugs MORFORD and THIELCKE and towed into this port by the tug O.B. GREEN, arrived last Sunday about 9 p.m.. The MORFORD and THIELCKE, both got a line in their wheel and the O.B. GREEN, towed them home with the SUNRISE. The SUNRISE was coal laden from Buffalo and will be placed in drydock as soon as she is unloaded.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. June 16, 1887 p.1

Schooner SUNRISE of 417 tons, built 1862 and owned by the Hibernian Bank. Home port, Chicago. Class A 2. On June 9, 1887 vessel with a cargo of coal, went ashore on Lake Michigan, a partial loss of $12,000.
      1887 Casualty List (partial loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887 p. 4 & 5

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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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $12,000
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.65811 Longitude: -79.03476
William R. McNeil
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Sunrise (Schooner), U223449, aground, 9 Jun 1887