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Floretta (Schooner), U9688, sunk, 18 Sep 1885


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Schooner FLORETTA, of Chicago, built 1867 of 320 tons, sunk on Lake Michigan, September 18, 1885 with a cargo of ore, and became a total loss. Value of loss $12,000.
      Total Losses on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland Leader
      December 7, 1885

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Schooner FLORETTA. U. S. No. 9688. Of 295.99 tons gross; 281.20 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1868. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 134.0 x 26.0 x 11.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $12,000
Freight: ore
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17599
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Floretta (Schooner), U9688, sunk, 18 Sep 1885