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Re: SS President Passenger List

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...and another with more detail and some names spelt a little differently(they can't count on this one!), the "and friend" plus "and servant" are still not named though. The Examiner (London, England), Sunday, April 11, 1841; Issue 1732.

This is fascinating - it went on for months afterward with supposed sightings of the ship, and the wives of the captain and Tyrone Power were harrassed with hoax letters and even a crazy clairvoyant! The Captain, Lieutenant Roberts RN, had previously commanded the Sirius which was the first steamship to make a trans Atlantic crossing in 1838. Tyrone Power (an Irish actor) was apparently the great grandfather of the gorgeous 1930's/40's actor by the same name.

It is worth checking with your local library for details on how to get free home access to the Gale databases or you can pay at and

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