Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Flora (Steamboat), U120210, fire, 2 Dec 1912
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Steam paddle FLORA. U. S. No. 120210. Of 561 tons gross. Built 1875. On December 2, 1912, vessel burned at Chicago, Ill, with 3 persons on board, 2 lives lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913
URANIA.* Official Canadian No. 100303. Built Milwaukee 1875. Rebuilt at Sandwich, Ont., in 1899. Of 898 gross tons. 180 x 27 x 11.
      * Ex U. S. FLORA until 1898. Back to U. S. in 1908.
      Provisional List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      [Inland & Coastal] 1809 to 1930

Steam paddle FLORA.* U.S. No. 120210. Of 561 tons gross; 455 tons net. Built at Milwaukee, Wis., in 1875. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 174.3 x 27.7 x 10.6 Passenger service and a crew of 22.
      * Formerly [a] Steam paddle FLORA, [b] British steam paddle FLORA.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1906

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Reason: fire
Lives: 2
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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Flora (Steamboat), U120210, fire, 2 Dec 1912