William Gwinn

Died aged unknown

William Gwinn (Guinn, Guin) (1755-) was an African American from Boston, Massachusetts. He was one of the first black Americans to participate in the antebellum American Back-to-Africa movement under the auspices of Captain Paul Cuffe's 1815 voyage to Sierra Leone.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

This Plaque Marks the Communication Workers Union's Respect for the Five Postal Workers who Died on Duty on this Ship and Reflects the Universal Comradeship and Enduring Loyalty of Postal Workers Throughout the World

ocean bed, 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Atlantic Ocean, International Waters where they died (1912)