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Hesseona (Brig), sank, 1 Nov 1855

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HESSIONIA brig (C), cargo fish &c, from Quebec, ashore and sunk near Sheboygan, L. H. Raised and got into Sheboygan River. Property loss $3,000.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Jan. 11, 1856 (Casualty List)

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      ASHORE. --A black brig, supposed to be the Canadian brig THREE BELLS, is ashore at Sheboygan Bay, Lake Huron. The brig HESSIAN is also reported ashore at Mackinaw. No particulars.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, November 5, 1855

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      We learn from Mr. Lovering that the Canadian brig HESSIONE, which went ashore and sunk in Straits of Mackinaw last fall, has been got up and arrived at Chicago in charge of Capt. Munson, of the Northwestern Insurance Company.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 19, 1856

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Reason: sank
Lives: nil
Freight: fish &c.
Remarks: Raised
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.75083 Longitude: -87.71453
William R. McNeil
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Hesseona (Brig), sank, 1 Nov 1855