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Samuel Rodman Chace (?–1826)

Samuel Rodney Chace arrived in Sydney in the early 1800s. He married Marianne Collins in 1806. He had a brief business association with Henry Kable and Joseph Underwood as master of their sloop, Diana, in sealing expeditions.  With his wife he settled in Hobart in 1808 where he continued to work as a merchant's ship master. He died at sea in 1826.

According to his son he was born in New Bern, North Carolina, USA.

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March, 1826
at sea

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