Sam departs over Sea (estimated date)
Event Type: General
Age: 4th Age
Date: September 30, 0061
... Master Samwise... is last seen by Elanor.... Among [the Fairbairns] the tradition is handed down from Elanor that Samwise passed the Towers, and went to the Grey Havens, and passed over Sea, last of the Ring-bearers.
The Return of the King, LoTR Appendix B, The Tale of Years: Later Events Concerning the Members of the Fellowship of the Ring
The date is estimated by comparing it with the dates of Frodo's departure from Hobbiton on 21 September 3021, through his departure over Sea on 29 September. Sam left Hobbiton one day later than Frodo.
Elena Tiriel 25Aug07