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Sun (Propeller), U22281, broke machinery, 1 Jul 1856

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The propeller SUN, which broke her cylinder head and cross head in St. Clair River some days since, was towed down to this port yesterday. The accident was by the giving away of her crank pin. She will be repaired and returned to Buffalo in a few days. - Detroit Adv. 29.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, July 31, 1856

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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 machinery
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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William R. McNeil
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Sun (Propeller), U22281, broke machinery, 1 Jul 1856