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Florence (Schooner), U9193, aground, 8 Jul 1876


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The old schooner FLORENCE which went ashore 8 miles from Manistee at Free Soil as reported on Sat. July 8th, is a total loss.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, July 11, 1876



LOST. -- The schooner FLORENCE, which was reported as ashore at Free Soil, eight miles south of Manistee, has been stripped and abandoned as a total wreck. She was a small craft and valued at only $800.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, July 12, 1876
     
     
      Schooner FLORENCE. U. S. No. 9193. Of 89 tons gross. Built Black River, Ohio, 1848. 87.7 x 19.9 x 7.9 Total loss 1876.
      Herman Runge Notes
     

NAME: FLORENCE
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 9193
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 89.80 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Chicago, IL (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876.
NOTES:
      MVUS, pre-list to 1885
     
     
Schooner FLORENCE, of 89 tons. Built Black River, by Jones in 1848. Owned by Merryville. Home port, Chicago. REMARKS:-- Unseaworthy.
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      1876 Classification
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1876
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20292
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.24445 Longitude: -86.32425
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Florence (Schooner), U9193, aground, 8 Jul 1876