The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Sep 1858


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GONE DOWN WITH HER LOAD

Milwaukee, September 18. - The schooner Floretta, of Chicago, loaded with iron ore, sprang a leak off Manitowoc early this morning and was abandoned by the crew. The vessel sank shortly afterward. Capt. Marshall and crew left for Chicago this evening.

The Floretta was a boat of 320 tons, built at Detroit by Stupinsky in 1867; was owned by Taylor, of Chicago; valued for insurance purposes at $8,000, and was rated A2.


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Date of Original:
20 Sep 1858
Local identifier:
GLN.1865
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Sep 1858