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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- Dave Swayze
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes