The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Florence (Propeller), sunk, 1 Feb 1883

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The Tug FLORENCE, owned by Jacob Streibinger, capsized and sank at the mouth of the Cincinatti Slip, Cleveland, and it was supposed that her boiler being unfastened, had gone through the roof of her cabin. Chains were placed under her a few days ago, and with the aid of two barge lighters and a number of "Jack Screws", the work of raising her was commenced.It had been ascertained that the boiler was in proper position. The tug will soon be placed in drydock and repaired.
      The Marine Record
      March 3, 1883


Cleveland Report:- The Tug FLORENCE, which sank in the river during the recent flood, is being thoroughly repaired.
      The Marine Record
      April 7, 1883

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Florence (Propeller), sunk, 1 Feb 1883