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The Hampshire Advertiser/1899/Death of a yachtsman

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DEATH OF A YACHTSMAN.

Sir Edward Robert Sullivan, of 8, Palmeira-square, Brighton, died in London on Saturday after a short illness. He was born in 1826, and married, in 1859, the youngest daughter of Mr. H. Currie, Of West Horsley Place, Surrey. He was well-known as a yachtsman and was a contributor to the Badminton volume on yachting He is succeeded in the baronetcy by his cousin, Admiral Sir Francis William Sullivan, K.C.B., who married a daughter of the late Sir S. S. Bell, ad has issue. The funeral will take place on Wednesday at St. Barnabas's. Hove. It was only on Saturday week that Sir Edward was in Southampton Water witnessing the Shamrock out for a trial previous to her spins with the Britannia.

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