Times: Saturday, April 17, 1886, Issue 31736 – A telegram from Portland states that the Sunrise, steamer from Cartagena, laden with mineral, 789 tons, with a crew of 13 men, owned by Messrs Wood of Hartlepool, and bound for Middlesborough, in entering Portland by the narrow entrance carried away her steering gear and struck on the East side of the opening on the rocks. Damage unknown; vessel is making water fast abaft her air tight compartment. The master intends to lighten her. A telegram from Weymouth reports the Sunrise has gone ashore in a dangerous position on Portland Breakwater. Lloyd’s agent is onboard, tug and lighters have been engaged. [Issue 31745 – Towed to Southampton by the tug Queen] Ship Incident

Day of Loss: 17

Month of Loss: 4

Year of Loss: 1886



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