The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Steamer Louisiana Goes on Rock, Burns
Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, MN), 9 Nov 1913, p. 8

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Steamer Louisiana Goes on Rock, Burns
F. M. Osborne Line Boat Is Total Loss Near Port Washington
Crew Saved.

CLEVELAND, Nov. 8-- The steamer Louisiana, owned by F. M. Osborne of Cleveland, went on the rocks near Port Washington, in Lake Michigan, early today, and began to pound to pieces on the ledge, according to word received here.

While the crew of 12 was working to float her, fire broke out and the crew took to lifeboats, landing safely. The steamer was in command of Captain Hayberger and was of 1,929 gross tons.

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9 Nov 1913
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Hayberger, Captain ; Osborne, F. M.
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    Latitude: 43.3912119041834 Longitude: -87.8564139257812
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Steamer Louisiana Goes on Rock, Burns