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Helliwell (Bark), aground, 1 Dec 1855

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HELLIWELL Bark (C), cargo lumber, ashore at Long Point Cut, L. E. Two men lost. Vessel Total. Property loss,Vessel $14,000 Cargo,$2,500,
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Jan. 11, 1856 (Casualty List)

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The Canadian bark HELLIWELL is ashore at Long Point Cut. Two men were lost from the schooner LOWLAND LASS in trying to save her crew.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, December 7, 1855
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HELLIWELL Schooner built St. Catharines in 1854 and went ashore on December 2, 1855 at the head of Long Point, Lake Erie with a cargo of timber & supplies for Chicago. The ship went to pieces a few days after grounding.
      Niagara Mail
      December 19, 1855

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Reason: aground
Lives: 2
Hull damage: $14,000
Cargo: $2,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Helliwell (Bark), aground, 1 Dec 1855