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Sultan (Brig), sunk, 7 Oct 1864

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Brig SULTAN, wrecked in a gale off Euclid, and about 8 miles from Cleveland, vessel was a total loss. Bound from Cleveland to Buffalo.
      Toronto Globe
      September 27, 1864

The bodies of Monroe Ellsworth and Barney Carrol, two of the men belonging to the brig SULTAN, who pushed off in a small boat from the vessel when she was sinking, washed ashore, near the schene of the disaster, on Sunday last. The body of Stephen Johnson was picked up by the prop. GRANITE STATE and brought to the city. It will be buried this afternoon on the West Side. - Cleve. Her.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 7, 1864 3-4

NOTE. - Built Chicago 1847 or 1848, rebuilt 1863 at Buffalo
      (Toronto Globe, Oct. 4, 1864)

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Reason: sunk
Lives: 2 ?
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.5931 Longitude: -81.52679
William R. McNeil
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Sultan (Brig), sunk, 7 Oct 1864