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Hiram R. Bond (Propeller), U95966, sunk by collision, 29 May 1905

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Divers have decided that it would be useless to undertake to save the machinery of the sandsucker HIRAM R. BOND, which sunk in Milwaukee Harbor yesterday, began the work of dynamiting her.
      Buffalo Evening News
      June 15, 1905
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The wreck of the steam sand scow HIRAM R. BOND, which sunk off Milwaukee Harbor, has been entirely removed, and the spot dredged to a depth of 30 feet.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 3, 1905

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      Steam screw HIRAM R. BOND, U. S. No 95966, 230 gross tons, 138 net tons. Built Milwaukee 1888. 113 x 26 x 7.7 crew of 4. Indicated horsepower 120. Home port, Milwaukee. Use, Inland freight.
      List of Merchant Steam Vessels
      of the United States, 1904

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NOTE:-- Sunk in collision with PERE MARQUETTE 20.

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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Hiram R. Bond (Propeller), U95966, sunk by collision, 29 May 1905