The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Flora (Steamboat), 30 Mar 1875

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The new side wheel steamer for the Englemann Co. was launched at Milwaukee Saturday. She has been christened the FLORA and is of the following dimensions: Length of keel, 175 ft.; breadth of antural beam, 27 ft.; depth of hold, 11 ft. The engine of the old stm. CITY OF TOLEDO has been thoroughly overhauled and placed in the new boat. Part of the cabin of this boat will be also transferred to the FLORA.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      March 30, 1875 3-6

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      At Milwaukee Saturday afternoon Wolf & Davidson launched the steamer they had been building for the Engleman Co. She was named the FLORA. She is 275 keel x 27 x 11.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, April 1, 1875

NOTE:- the Port Huron Times length of 275 is an error, her length was 175 feet. (see 1885 M.V.L.U.S.)

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Flora (Steamboat), 30 Mar 1875